Karen was born, raised and educated in Connecticut. She is now retired but spent her career working as an Executive Secretary. In 1980, Karen received her Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) designation. She recently retired after spending the last 22 years in the Finance Department at the Town of Glastonbury. It was in anticipation of retirement […]
Due to holidays and vacations, the CHS office will be closed several days this summer. It’s always a good idea to call before you visit to make sure the office is open. The office number is (860) 529-8713. Thanks!
Office will be closed on the following dates:
Duncaster launched the state’s first 60 Over 60 awards in January 2017 looking for people ages 60 or better who are living lives to be admired, lives that inspire. The results of their statewide search were published in the May 12 issue of the “Hartford Courant.” Our very own Della Winans made it to the […]
The cake was cut and photos were taken of the dozens of members who celebrated CHS anniversaries this year. The meeting took on a festive air as longtime members who hadn’t seen each other in a while took time to catch up. Of the 66 total members celebrating an anniversary this year, 25 were able […]
‘I tend to think that my gardening success is not measured by the size of the harvest, the largest or the earliest tomato or the heaviest pumpkin. To me, success rests in making plants grow – and in the joy of having watched my young daughter find the first new potato or my son taste […]
The raffle is a CHS tradition that occurs at the start of each monthly Program Meeting. Proceeds are added to the CHS Scholarship Fund which helps to educate the next generation of horticultural professionals. Moving forward, we will try a new approach to the raffle. Rather than announcing the winning numbers, they will instead be […]
For more than 50 years, The Connecticut Horticultural Society has awarded scholarships to local horticultural students. Scholarships are funded by proceeds from the semiannual Plant Sale & Auctions. We are grateful to all local businesses and members who contribute plants to our Spring and Fall Plant Sale & Auctions, and to those of you who […]