Members of Wild Ones and the Connecticut Horticultural Society will join The Connecticut Botanical Society in hosting author and pollinator researcher Heather Holm, recipient of an American Horticultural Society 2018 AHS Book Award. Heather will speak about the nesting habitat, life cycle, pollen collection, and brood rearing of common genera of native bees in north-central and eastern United States and southern Canada.
The office will be closed the entire week of March 5th and will reopen on Tuesday, March 13. Thank you.
We have no way to tell if Justine Leeper is the youngest member ever to serve on the Board but she certainly is the youngest member serving on the current Board! Her energy and enthusiasm is evident and she has actually been involved with CHS for years. Justine grew up in the northwest corner of […]
If you’ve ever had the pleasure of speaking with Clare, you may detect a hint of the south in her voice. She hails from North Carolina where she attended Duke University for her graduate and masters degrees. It was at Duke where she met her future husband, who convinced her to head north and settle […]
The Garden Media Group, a PR and marketing firm out of Philadelphia, has released its 2018 Garden Trends Report. Their annual report is one of the most published garden studies in trade and consumer news. A summary of the report is presented below…
Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) is now registered with AmazonSmile. As a result, you can request that a fraction of your order be donated to CHS! What you pay for your order is NOT affected by this choice. But Amazon will direct .5% (that’s one-half of one percent) of your purchase to CHS. To begin, go […]
Jacob Gardner, University of Connecticut (Gift in memory of Ludwig Hoffman) Jacob Gardner is a senior majoring in Horticulture at UConn. He plans to earn his graduate and doctoral degrees in Horticulture with a focus on plant breeding. While in college, Jacob has gained a breadth of hands-on experience working in various capacities at UConn […]