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 […]
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
Thank you to everyone who helped with the Fall Plant Sale & Auction in Vernon. It takes many people to pull this event together from getting publicity out, collecting donations from nurseries and garden centers, bringing food and beverages, helping with setup and break down, helping with pricing, recording auction prices, collecting the money, running […]
We wish you the best of holidays and a safe & healthy New Year! On Tuesday, November 21, the office will be open from the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (one hour earlier than usual). The CHS Office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 23 We will also be closed December 15 through […]
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 […]
A list of upcoming horticultural events in our area that are worth considering!
Placing ads in the October and April Marketplace issues of the CHS Newsletter is a great way to communicate with hundreds of gardeners. Thank you for supporting our efforts. Contact Barbara Skomorowski at email@example.com to place an ad in the next Marketplace Newsletter issue. Show your membership card at any of the following nurseries to […]
Mrs. Anita Ballek is the matriarch of the Ballek family of East Haddam. Her family proudly boasts 350 years of land stewardship, with no end in sight! Ballek’s Garden Center is a strong supporter of CHS and now Mrs. Ballek has graciously made herself available to help you with your latest gardening conundrum. To avail yourself of […]