At the last Program Meeting of the 2017-18 season, the 2018 Service Award was presented to Cheryl Karpeichik Whalen. Cheryl is Head Gardener at White Flower Farm in Litchfield, where she has worked for decades. Cheryl was a CT Hort Scholarship recipient back in the 1980s. When she started working at White Flower Farm, David […]
CT Hort will be represented at the upcoming Plant Science Day 2018 taking place at Lockwood Farm in Hamden. This is an annual family event that is sponsored by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. It is free and open to the general public. The Ambassadors manning our CT Hort table that day will seek to […]
Member Deborah Weik and the Wolcott Public Library Nature Mural.
Member Helena Thomson and the ‘Giving Garden’ at Newington Senior and Disabled Center.
The day was most enjoyable, despite the cold, damp weather and those who visited lingered and engaged in lengthy conversation about cacti and succulents. Cindy Elliman worked hard to get everything in shape for her Saturday visitors and she has all sorts of interesting plants and gardens to share!! Cindy was very generous with her […]
Clouds hung low and the forecast included possible showers the afternoon of June 13, but we were spared. The outdoor venue at Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery in Woodbridge paired with Dan Jaffe, native plant aficionado, author, and Propagator and Stock Bed Grower at New England Wild Flower Society, was a perfect match. Dan’s recent […]
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.