By Cheryl Marino, Membership Committee Chairperson In recent years, we recognized member anniversaries at our April meeting. Like so many other things, this year will be different. It is our hope that we will be able to meet for our June 18 Speaker Meeting which is the last meeting in our 2019-2020 Season. This meeting […]
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
In the last few weeks you have heard and maybe even thought, “We are living thru unprecedented times.” It certainly feels that way. We need not look any further than our own beloved Society and its storied history to know that we have been thru times like these before. As an organization founded in 1887 CT Hort has been thru a lot
It’s coming to the end of the 2019-2020 Season and there are a few volunteers who would like to step back from their roles with CT Hort. As a result, we are looking for others to step into the open positions. Marketplace & Raffle Coordinator – Member Ginny Mills brought organization and polish to the […]
Every year CT Hort seeks nominations for this prestigious award named in honor of Dr. Gustav Mehlquist. Nominations must be received by April 30.
A new spring and a new decade can bring new opportunity, potential and inspiration to the garden. This was evident from the moment you entered this year’s Flower & Garden Show. The displays delighted gardeners with all kinds of possibilities for their home landscape and habitat. Choosing just one for the CT Hort Best in Show Award was truly challenging.
The CT Hort 2020 Symposium was a big hit! The interesting and varied speakers provided a ton of useful information. The vendor court offered plants, knowledge, garden tools, treasures and trips. Lunch was delicious. The day flew by! Click on ‘Read More’ to see photos.
Our next Symposium will take place in February of 2022.
By Justine Ramsey, Awards Committee Our much loved Connecticut Horticultural Society (CT Hort) exists largely due to the help of many volunteers. They are a source of inspiration, knowledge and encouragement which is valued and enjoyed by all of us. If you’ve attended lectures, bought a cool plant at the auction, traveled to amazing gardens, […]