The day was most enjoyable, despite the cold, damp weather and those who visited lingered and engaged in lengthy conversation about cacti and succulents. Cindy Elliman worked hard to get everything in shape for her Saturday visitors and she has all sorts of interesting plants and gardens to share!! Cindy was very generous with her […]
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
Clouds hung low and the forecast included possible showers the afternoon of June 13, but we were spared. The outdoor venue at Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery in Woodbridge paired with Dan Jaffe, native plant aficionado, author, and Propagator and Stock Bed Grower at New England Wild Flower Society, was a perfect match. Dan’s recent […]
Member Cheryl Whalen, Head Gardener at White Flower Farm in Litchfield, was featured in the April 2018 issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. The article was penned by Tovah Martin, 2013 Melquist Award recipient. Tovah wrote “Delphiniums… Deserve their Drama Queen Status…” The article interviews Cheryl and includes her top choices and how-to-grow tips.
Thank you to everyone who helped with our Spring Plant Sale & Auction in Berlin. 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 […]
THANK YOU again to the dedicated members who help keep CT Hort alive and interesting. During our April meeting, we celebrated the 70 members whose membership with CT Hort reached a milestone. See the names and some photos from the evening’s celebration.
This impressive 2-night summer tour is taking shape and will include visits to two spectacular gardens! An entire day will be devoted to Longwood, including a return in the evening for one of their breathtaking Illuminated Fountain Performances. Another day will be spent at Mt. Cuba Center where beauty and purpose intersect. The Center was […]