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.
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
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, […]
One of our CT Hort 2019-2020 Scholarship winners, Jacklyn Stupienski, was presented with a national scholarship by Spring Meadow Nursery, of Grand Haven Mich., and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI).
CT Master Gardeners are holding a can’t-miss book sale of recently published Timber Press horticulture books. Titles include Doug Tallamy’s latest, Nature’s Best Hope, and Michael Dirr’s Tree Book.
By Sarah Bailey, State Coordinator, UConn Extension Master Gardener Program and CT Hort member Winter is a good time to plan for the upcoming growing season; taking stock of last season’s disappointments and delights and mapping out this year’s garden plans. Catalogs tempt with descriptions of new plant varieties and must-have tools, and that promise […]
Gordon DeWolfe’s initial response to three Granby residents looking to start an arboretum was “The first thing I’ll say is you’re crazy. Next is that you’ll need $10 million!”