Meet this year’s scholarship recipients who were introduced to members at our October 2018 meeting: CTHort Director Christopher Tuccio, NVCC Professor: Amy Chesmer, UConn Dir. Development; David Rascati UConn; CT Hort Pres. Brett Isaacson; Chloe Girouard-Martel, NVCC and Sydney Bolduc, NVCC…
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
With the holidays just around the corner, we ask that you consider Connecticut Horticultural Society (CT Hort) when making your list: Give the gift of membership! Do you have a friend or relative who you have been trying to get to join you at the monthly Speaker Meetings? Need a gift for a gardener friend […]
We wish you the best of holidays and a safe & healthy New Year! The CT Hort Office will be closed: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22 December 12 through January 2 Reopening Thursday, January 3
Now that the gardening season has passed, lose yourself in the pages in some of our holiday garden book choices. Before you know it, it will soon be spring and time to put what you’ve learned to use in the garden again!
The seeds of the Master Gardener Program were sown during the early 1970s in the Pacific Northwest when agricultural extension faculty at Washington State University began receiving an increasing number of plant-related inquiries from homeowners. The educators had primarily been delivering programming on crop production and commercial horticulture, but as local communities flourished, it led […]
Besides writing award-winning garden books and articles, making cider and winning awards, you’ll find Tom Christopher on the radio these days—that’s internet radio iCRV. “iCRV Radio is the stream that feeds the Connecticut River Valley with constantly updated information on what is happening where…complete, current, and interactive.” Tom describes his show as, “A soothing conversation […]
Plant breeder (and 2016 Mehlquist Award recipient) Professor Mark Brand is working with Assistant Professor Dennis D’Amico to develop a nutritious brand of UConn-made yogurt. Most of us are familiar with the delicious ice cream made from UConn cows’ milk. We may soon find ourselves waiting in line for a serving of UConn yogurt flavored […]