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Speakers 2014-2015

The 2014 / 2015 season of speakers continues on ThursJanuary 15 2015, as Photographer, gardener and writer Karen Bussolini presents an all new talk:    “What Photography Can Teach You About Garden Design: Framing Views, Working with Textures, and More”.    All meetings held at Emanuel Auditorium, 160 Mohegan Drive, West  Hartford: 7 pm social, approx. 7:30 raffle,  CHS business followed by speaker.

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Programs & Events

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Holiday HOW-TO Workshop: Make your own holiday topiary

Holiday Topiary Décor-Step-by Step Thursday, December 4, 2014 10 a.m. Woodland  Gardens Greenhouse, 168 Woodland Street, Manchester, CT 06042 Don’t buy it –Make It!  Holiday Decorating is made easy  with floral crafters Bea Przysieski and Becky McRoberts of Glastonbury.  Spend a few hours with friends and fellow gardeners while constructing a holiday tabletop centerpiece.  Will […]

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VA garden week 2015

Now Booking: SPRING 2015 APRIL TRAVEL:

Historic Garden Week In Virginia: Now Booking! April 21- 27, 2015 – 7 days/6 nts Each spring visitors are welcomed to some of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during “America’s Largest Open House.” This statewide event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia’s springtime color, […]

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Meetings & Dates: Mark the calendar :

COMMITTEES:   Board of Directors:  Thurs.Jan. 8, 2015 7pm, CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT   AUCTION: TBD   AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP:  TBD   EDUCATION:  WED. Nov. 12,2014 7pm. CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT.   FINANCE:  TBD   FLOWER SHOW:   TBD   MEMBERSHIP: Nov. 18 am 10am  CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT  

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Now Booking: ‘Philly’ Flower Show Mar. 1-2, 2015:

Philadelphia Flower Show “Lights, Camera, Bloom” &  The Barnes Foundation Sun & Mon, March 1 –  March 2, 2015 Day 1: Depart aboard our deluxe mo­torcoach as we head off for our annual sellout CHS Philadelphia Flower Show trip! Our first stop will be the highly anticipated reopened Barnes Foundation, established by Albert C. Barnes […]

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Lois Isaacson Dec.12, 1942-June 3, 2014

Sad news from our travel partners Friendship Tours: Dear Friendship Family, It is with a heavy heart, that we announce the passing of our mother, the founder of Friendship Tours, Lois Isaacson. Lois founded Friendship Tours in 1977, based on the principle of bringing joy to the people who traveled with her.  She had the […]

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