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.
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
I recently came to an ‘aha’ moment during a conversation with Cheryl Marino, the chairperson of the Membership Committee. We were brainstorming on ways to find more people to staff the Membership Committee. We both feel strongly that increasing our membership ranks requires a personal touch; a human connection to our lively and interesting organization.
CT Hort Member Karen Bussolini has created a newsletter that may be of interest to you.
In 2018, many Federal income tax changes took effect. As a result, households that previously itemized deductions will likely choose to take a new higher standardized deduction. By doing so, the tax reduction received for charitable donations disappears. But there is a smart strategy available that allows you to continue to receive a tax deduction […]
It is with great sadness that the Austin family announces the passing of David C. H. Austin Snr OBE VMH, rosarian and founder of David Austin Roses Ltd.
Please join me in welcoming the latest graduating class of Master Gardeners to our January 17 meeting.
With the additions of member Cheryl Marino, Membership Chair, and Carol Quish from the UConn Home & Garden Education Center, the Board of Directors is now complete. There is still an open opportunity for a special someone to accept the role of Vice President.