Throughout his life, Robert Herman has enjoyed almost parallel careers in both education and horticulture. He spent more than 30 years as a professional horticulturist, almost seven of which were spent in Europe as “Meister” for the Countess von Zeppelin Nursery in Germany. At the Missouri Botanical Garden he served in the horticulture and education […]
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
Master Gardener and CT Hort Member Rose Riley is the current official caretaker of the Webb House Colonial Revival garden in Old Wethersfield. An article about her long-term association with the garden appeared in the Wethersfield edition of Courant Community on July 3rd.
Membership Ambassadors from CT Hort spent Wednesday, August 8 at Lockwood Farm in Hamden. This was our second year in attendance. We handed out our brochures and sample newsletters. We talked about the interesting trips the Society takes along with the lectures and workshops that we organize—all in an effort to build public recognition about […]
Dear Friends and Gardeners, I can’t believe that summer is almost over, but I’m excited that a new CHS year is just beginning. We’ve got a lot to look forward to this year: Fun educational events; a lineup of great speakers; the plant auctions; trips to new, as well as favorite destinations; the flower show […]
CT Hort has been working to improve the ease of renewing your membership. We are now capable of accommodating “rolling memberships” which simply means your membership will renew in the same month next year. You have the option to renew at a meeting or through the mail but we encourage you to renew online with ease […]
Office will reopen on Thursday, September 13. Thank you!
Recap: The event was well attended and Ellen Bender’s lecture was educational. The seed collection kits were fun to make and helpful when collecting seeds. The tour was engaging as we collected seed around John O’Brien’s Nursery.