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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]