Member Cheryl Whalen, Head Gardener at White Flower Farm in Litchfield, was featured in the April 2018 issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. The article was penned by Tovah Martin, 2013 Melquist Award recipient. Tovah wrote “Delphiniums… Deserve their Drama Queen Status…” The article interviews Cheryl and includes her top choices and how-to-grow tips.
Thank you to everyone who helped with our Spring Plant Sale & Auction in Berlin. 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 […]
The CT Hort season always ends on a bright note. First there’s the tradition of welcoming the coming of summer by enjoying ice cream at our last Speaker Meeting. And the speaker is someone extra-special, funded by the Isaacson Endowment. Plus this year, there’s a new twist –
THANK YOU again to the dedicated members who help keep CT Hort alive and interesting. During our April meeting, we celebrated the 70 members whose membership with CT Hort reached a milestone. See the names and some photos from the evening’s celebration.
Go native with Dan Jaffe at Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery! Learn about native plants from the source, when Dan Jaffe discusses his new book Native Plants for New England Gardens, co-authored by Mark Richardson. Books will be for sale and can help you select your favorites from the wide variety of native plants available at […]
Come enjoy an exclusive tour of an unusual cacti and succulent garden, hosted by owner Cindy Elliman, Master Gardener. When: Saturday, June 23 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Elliman Private Residence, 29 Mabel Ave., Danbury, Conn. Fee: $5 per person collected at the garden This invitation is extended to members and friends of CT […]
The March 15 monthly speaker meeting included special recognition for longtime CHS members, Bob and Nancy Shipman. That evening, Nancy recalled how warmly she and Bob were welcomed by fellow members when they joined. They were a young couple and most of the older members found them somewhat novel! The Shipmans joined CHS in 1965 […]