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Speakers 2014-2015

The 2014 / 2015 season of speakers continues on October’s FOURTH Thursday :October 23rd as Lee Reich presents, “Pomona’s Secrets: Unusual, Easy-to-grow Fruits for Northeast Gardens.”

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Programs & Events

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Open Position: CHS Director of Communications

Effective immediately, CHS will be accepting resumes for a candidate to fill the position of Director of Communications: Web & Newsletter.  This is a part-time position of 30-40 hours per month.  It is desirable that the candidate have an interest in horticulture and knowledge of the CT Horticultural Society. CLICK here for a link to […]

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Fall Tours for 2014 – Now Booking!

CHS opens the door to the gardens of the world through our travel programs. From day-trips to Boston to weeks in Bangkok, CHS members are offered a variety of specially priced group trips that focus on a horticultural theme but always manage to include other areas of interest as well. Travel is arranged by Friendship Tours of Bloomfield, Conn.

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Recent Posts


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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