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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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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: SAVE THE DATE! 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 […]

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Hypertufa Container Workshop: POSTPONED:

SBuild Your Own Hypertufa Container: POSTPONED!  till Spring. Saturday, October 18, at 11:00 a.m. Woodward Greenhouses, Chaplin Hypertufa planters were first popularized by rock gardeners who used them to grow alpine plants.The fact is, they make good homes for all kinds of plants, from dwarf conifers to succulents! In this CHS workshop, the first of […]

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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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Member Video: Steve Brings in the Brug

For all those who wonder what the heck I do in winter with my 10×8 foot Brugmansia…it only takes a minute and half!!! And most of that time is spent trimming the rootball. Then, into the basement it goes. Once the plant is trimmed, it goes into my cool dark basement, which is 50 or […]

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