October 2018: Excerpts from “Planting Bulbs for a Meadow Effect” by the late-Wayne Winterrowd set the stage for the October CHS Bulb Sale and October speaker – daffodil aficionado – Jason Delaney. Businesses support CHS with ads place in this October’s Marketplace issue. Two articles discuss the importance of keeping fields and meadows uncut from May to October to protect the habitat for pollinators. Anita Ballek provides tips on bringing houseplants in without bringing in bugs.
September 2017: Mehlquist Award recipient, Tom Christopher, writes about the joy of making hard cider. Membership drive begins for the 2017-18 season. Fall Plant Sale & Auction scheduled for Sept 29 in Tolland. Larry Weaner will be this month’s speaker. Symposium and monthly speakers announced. Ballek Farm Protected by Connecticut Farmland Trust. 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show trip announced.