February 21-24, 2019 “The Charm of Spring” at the Connecticut Convention Center * lots of info on the show site-click here
- VOLUNTEER! We need your help to be an Ambassador for us at the show–that means introduce a speaker and you will enter free on the day you volunteer. Click here to choose the time slot and speaker you want to cover!
- Volunteer/Ambassador Instructions click here.
Free PARKING: Thursday and Friday only, there is free parking with a shuttle to the Convention Center at LAZ Parking GPS address: 18 Pequot Street (off Market St.). 7 AM>10PM every 10 mins.
PARK–For all days: the cost to park at Front Street North and Front Street South is $5. Connecticut Convention Center garage offers no parking discount and is often full. Their usual rates apply.
CT HORT MEMBERS GET FREE ENTRY TO THE SHOW ON THURSDAY AFTER 3 PM: Bring your CT Hort Membership Card with you to the main entrance. To the right of the ticket takers you’ll see a desk which is the Show Office. Show them your membership card to get your hand stamped for free entry after 3 p.m.
HEAR MIKE McGRATH SPEAK THURSDAY AT 6 PM: This year we partner with the show’s promoter NE Expos to bring Mike McGrath to the show. “McG” was Rodale’s longtime editor for Organic Gardening and has been a ‘Philly’ public radio host of You Bet Your Garden! for more than a decade. His wry humor, experience and expert horticultural advice captivate. Do not miss his two presentations at the show: Thurs., 2/21, 6 p.m.: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Getting Birds Toads & Bugs to Eat Your Garden Thugs; Fri., 2/22, 11 a.m.: Grow Your Best Tomatoes Ever.