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

CHS Meetings & Dates:


Program Meeting Dates:  : Sept. 10,  2ND Thursday;  Third Thursdays: Oct. 15, Nov. 19.  2016: Jan. 21, Feb. 18,  March 17,  April 21,  May 19, June 16. COMMITTEES:  Board of Directors:  Sept 3. 2015 meeting dates: first Thursdays Sept>Nov; January> June. 7 pm CHS Office, Rocky Hill, CT. AUCTION:   Committee meeting: TBD    Event Date:  Sept. 25, […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Feb. 6, 2016 CHS Spring Symposium

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Join us for a full day symposium featuring Ken Druse, well known garden writer & designer, Nancy Dubrule-Clemente, landscape designer and owner of Natureworks Organic Garden Center, in Northford, CT, and Dan Furman, new guiding spirit of famed peony source Cricket Hill Nursery, Thomaston, CT . . .

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Dec.7, 2015: Holiday House Tour in BEACON HILL


The gas lamp posts that line the streets are decked with garlands of greenery and red bows. Historic homes and shop doors are adorned with wreaths, while window boxes are brim full of fragrant evergreens. Step into three privately owned homes decorated to express each owner’s personal style and holiday traditions. The residents will be […]

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