CHS exists largely due to the help of many member volunteers. They are a source of inspiration and a wealth of shared knowledge which is valuable and enjoyed by all of us. If you’ve attended lectures, bought a cool plant at the auction, traveled to amazing gardens, participated in a workshop, or benefited from any […]
For more than 50 years, The Connecticut Horticultural Society has awarded scholarships to local horticultural students. Scholarships are funded by proceeds from the semiannual Plant Sale & Auctions. We are grateful to all local businesses and members who contribute plants to our Spring and Fall Plant Sale & Auctions, and to those of you who […]
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 […]
From the day she joined CHS in 2000, Nancy Brennick hit the ground running. She got involved in activities, volunteered for committees and eventually joined the Board of Directors. She was elected to and served as Vice President from 2010-12. In 2012, Nancy charged into the role of President with new ideas and enthusiasm. She […]
For more than 25 years CHS has acknowledging the accomplishments of CT Horticulturists with this special award. This award is given to a Connecticut plantsman or woman who has had an impact on the art of gardening or has made an extraordinary contribution to the world of horticulture.