The Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) has something for everyone. From travel programs and a regular newsletter to enticing speakers and workshops, CHS has spent more than 130 years encouraging, improving and teaching the practice of gardening and promoting the appreciation of plants and the environment. Your support also enables us to be the leading provider of horticultural scholarships to University of Connecticut (UConn) and Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) students, who are Connecticut’s horticultural future. Members share a simple philosophy: the world of plants is a necessary element for bringing tranquility to the soul. As a member, you’ll find many resources for the heart and mind.