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Speakers 2014-2015

The 2014 / 2015 season of speakers continues on Thurs. March 19 2015, as  Louis Bauer  presents “Edible Ornamentals: Enhance the Garden Using Plants That Taste as Good as They Look.”  All meetings held at Emanuel Auditorium, 160 Mohegan Drive, West  Hartford: 7 p.m. social, approx. 7:30 raffle,  CHS business followed by speaker.

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Programs & Events

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New! Pruning Workshop: Mar. 10, 2015

Pruning: Proper Techniques for a Beautiful and Healthy Landscape Tuesday, March 10, 7 p.m. at the CHS Office, Rocky Hill, Conn. This lecture will be presented by Kevin Wilcox, an expert on conifers and woody ornamental shrubs. Pruning can be the difference between a jumbled landscape and a beautiful one. Come learn how pruning is […]

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FEB 19-22, 2015 CT Flower & Garden Show

Volunteer with us at the CT Flower and Garden  Show:  Feb. 19th-Feb. 23, 2015. We will be hosting the seminars on the ballroom level. Over 40 hours of horticultural life and garden lessons will  be shared over the course of the show. BONUS:  show -goers have the opportunity to join  CHS at a special rate of  “18 mos. for the price of 12″. 

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CHS Education Committee Learning Event Weds., May 20, 2015

The CHS Education Committee presents the Tower Hill Botanic Garden Learning Event and Tour for Weds., May 20. It will feature a presentation by Joann Vieira, the Horticulture Director at Tower Hill on “Beautiful Underused Garden Plants for the Discerning Gardener.” The day will also include a guided tour of the Botanic Garden, as well […]

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Meetings & Dates: Mark the calendar :

COMMITTEES:   Board of Directors:  Thurs. Mar. 5, 2015 7pm, CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT   AUCTION: TBD   AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP:  Nominations for Service and Melquist Awards due MARCH 30,2015   EDUCATION:  March. TBD 2015 7 p.m. CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT. VEGETABLES 101 : Jan.24th:  Classes extended through February 14,2015   FINANCE:  TBD   FLOWER SHOW:   Feb 19>23, 2015   […]

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FAREWELL DEAR FRIEND: DAVID SMITH 1925-2015

It is with great sadness we advise you of the passing of our beloved member emeritus David J. A.Smith on January 2, 2015.   David has been a member of CHS for more than 30 years, serving as president and many other volunteer capacities.   Most notably, Mr. Smith was tireless in his devotion to raising […]

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VA garden week 2015

Travel Now Booking: VA GARDEN WEEK 2015 4.21>27 :

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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