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. If you’ve attended lectures, bought a cool plant at the auction, traveled to amazing gardens, participated in workshops, or benefited […]
Mark your calendar for the CT Hort Spring Plant Sale & Auction on Friday, April 26. Same great spring location – Bethany Covenant Church in Berlin. More details to come as the date draws near.
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.
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 […]
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.
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…