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News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
Please be sure to use our new address!
P.O. Box 330966
West Hartford, CT 06133-0966
The time has come to re-direct the funds being spent to maintain an office space.
Monarch butterflies lay their eggs on just one type of plant, and that’s milkweed (genus Asclepias). Monarch caterpillars only eat milkweed. If monarch eggs are laid on other plants, the caterpillars cannot survive and will ultimately starve to death. In recent years, awareness has risen around the importance of milkweed (as well as other native […]
Some of you may remember long-time CT Hort members Florence and Ralph Marrone. They were extraordinary gardeners with a deep love of nature. Their daughter Pam Marrone is a scientist and entrepreneur who has made a career of developing biological controls to replace chemicals in agriculture.
The costs to run the Society have been kept minimal by maintaining a nearly all-volunteer organization. But since our pleas for volunteers have gone unanswered, we must now consider hiring additional staff to provide the services required to keep CT Hort alive.
The speakers scheduled for the upcoming season include farmers, designers and authors: