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Speakers 2014-2015

The  2015 Spring season finishes on Thurs. June 18, 2015, as Designer Robert Adzema presents: “Designing the Light: Using Sun Dials and a Sense of Place to Understand the Play of Sunlight in Your Garden”… beyond the customary horticultural “sunny” vs. “shade”;  learn how to read what the sun will be doing in the different areas of your landscape every hour of every day and throughout the seasons.   All meetings at Emanuel Auditorium, 160 Mohegan Drive, West  Hartford: Early start this month for Annual Ice Cream Social:   6:30 !   Bring your garden flower arrangements for  our tables.  7 p.m. social, 7:30 raffle, CHS business followed by speaker.

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Programs & Events

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Open Position: CHS Director of Communications

CHS is accepting resumes for a candidate to fill the position of Director of Communications: Web & Newsletter.  This is a part-time 1099 position of 30-44 hours per month.  It is desirable that the candidate have a love of gardening; and  enjoy pursuit horticultural knowledge; familiarity with CT Horticultural Society. CLICK here for a link to job […]

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Glorious Gardens of Jersey: Sept.17-19, 2015

The Connecticut Horticultural Society presents Glorious Gardens of New Jersey, September 17 – 19, 2015. Highlights include: Private Garden of Andrea Filippone with lunch in the garden Grounds for Sculpture Newark Art Museum Greenwood Gardens Leonard J. Buck Garden Private Garden of Janet Mavec and more… DAY 1: We’re off on our fabulous 3 day […]

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On Broadway with CHS: An American in Paris: Wed. Nov. 4, 2015

Join us for Center Orchestra seats at a Wednesday Matinee performance of the stunning stage production of An American In Paris at Broadway’s Palace Theatre. The romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war, is the […]

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Summer Gardens of Long Island Mon.-Wed., July 27-29, 2015

It’s summer and we’re off on a fabulous 3 day getaway to enjoy a special tour of the Glorious Gardens of Long Island! Here is a brief overview of this wonderful opportunity, which will include Old Westbury, Coe Hall, private gardens including “Madoo” (Robert Dash’s private home garden), a Bison Farm visit, and Pindar Winery. […]

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CHS Meetings & Dates:

COMMITTEES:  Board of Directors:  Thurs. June 4 , 2015 6 p.m. Potluck Supper; Past & present Board  & Committee chairpersons welcome!  Call Office Administrator for details. New membership meeting dates: first thursday Sept>Nov; January> June. 7 pm CHS Office, Rocky Hill, CT. AUCTION:   Committee meeting: TBD    Event Date:  Sept. TBD, 2015 AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP:  Nominations for Service and […]

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Horticultural Happenings: Community Calendar

Around our gardening zone:  Whats Happening NOW :  The Herb Society: “Star Spangled Herb – An Herbal Parade of Red, White & Blue Flowering Herbs”,  May 27, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pond House Café, Elizabeth Park…

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