Each year, the Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) identifies a resident who has significantly impacted the art of gardening or who has made an extraordinary contribution to horticulture in Connecticut to be publicly recognized and presented with the Mehlquist Award. The award is named for its first recipient, Dr. Gustav Mehlquist, a longtime professor in the […]
A list of upcoming horticultural events in our area that are worth considering!
Here’s what the critics are saying about this recently published book co-authored by CHS member Thomas Christopher: “How about gardening to heal and nurture your land? Ambitious as it may sound, there’s a quiet revolution underway among landscape designers, one that encourages ecological renewal by letting plants be where they want to be rather than […]
On Tuesday, October 11th, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) will present a symposium at the Student Union, University of Connecticut in Storrs. The symposium theme is Invasive Plants in Our Changing World: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future. People with all levels of interest and experience are invited to […]
Fall is the perfect time of year to plant and there’s no better spot to find unusual new additions for your garden, while supporting a wonderful cause, than the Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) Fall Plant Sale & Auction. Proceeds go to the CHS Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships to deserving horticulture and plant science students […]