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

Meetings & Dates: Mark the calendar :

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COMMITTEES:   Board of Directors:  Thurs.Jan. 8, 2015 7pm, CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT   AUCTION: TBD   AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP:  TBD   EDUCATION:  WED. Nov. 12,2014 7pm. CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT.   FINANCE:  TBD   FLOWER SHOW:   TBD   MEMBERSHIP: Nov. 18 am 10am  CHS Office, Rocky Hill,CT  

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Now Booking: ‘Philly’ Flower Show Mar. 1-2, 2015:

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Philadelphia Flower Show “Lights, Camera, Bloom” &  The Barnes Foundation Sun & Mon, March 1 –  March 2, 2015 Day 1: Depart aboard our deluxe mo­torcoach as we head off for our annual sellout CHS Philadelphia Flower Show trip! Our first stop will be the highly anticipated reopened Barnes Foundation, established by Albert C. Barnes […]

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Three Ways to Overwinter Tropical Plants Without a Greenhouse


by Steve Silk

It started with houseplants. Before I owned a home and garden, I loved growing tropicals in the houses and apartments I rented over the years. When I finally started a real garden, I tossed the houseplants and grew bolder breeds of tropicals outdoors, as annuals.

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Lois Isaacson Dec.12, 1942-June 3, 2014


Sad news from our travel partners Friendship Tours: Dear Friendship Family, It is with a heavy heart, that we announce the passing of our mother, the founder of Friendship Tours, Lois Isaacson. Lois founded Friendship Tours in 1977, based on the principle of bringing joy to the people who traveled with her.  She had the […]

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