We have no way to tell if Justine Leeper is the youngest member ever to serve on the Board but she certainly is the youngest member serving on the current Board! Her energy and enthusiasm is evident and she has actually been involved with CHS for years. Justine grew up in the northwest corner of […]
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
If you’ve ever had the pleasure of speaking with Clare, you may detect a hint of the south in her voice. She hails from North Carolina where she attended Duke University for her graduate and masters degrees. It was at Duke where she met her future husband, who convinced her to head north and settle […]
The Garden Media Group, a PR and marketing firm out of Philadelphia, has released its 2018 Garden Trends Report. Their annual report is one of the most published garden studies in trade and consumer news. A summary of the report is presented below…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]