News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.

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

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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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Save the Date: May 30, 2015 Private Collection & Garden Tour


Nutmeg Orchid Society president, Sandy Myhalik opens her garden and orchid collection to CHS.   On Saturday afternoon 5/30/15,  Sandy will share her tips and enthusiasm for orchids.  Our private tour is of her indoor collection and the outside grounds  followed by refreshments.

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Meetings & Dates: Mark the calendar :

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

VA garden week 2015

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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