Phlox is a genus of 60 species that includes many of America’s most beloved wildflowers and has yielded plants that are cultivated by gardeners around the world. On Thursday evening, April 20, join Jim Locklear, as he explores the ecology of phlox species in their natural haunts across the U.S. and the history of their use in the garden. His illustrated presentation is part botanical travelogue and part personal narrative.
Programs & Events
If you’re done with winter and can’t wait to get back outdoors, please keep the CHS Spring Plant Sale & Auction in mind as you scrutinize your spring garden and plant inventory. Maybe you have a houseplant in need of a new home. Or a perennial that is ready to be divided. There is a […]
Save Saturday, February 3, 2018 for next year’s CHS Symposium with a theme of Striking a Balance. The event will be held, once again, at the Mark Twain House in Hartford. Given the talent we are lining up, another sellout is anticipated!
Herald springtime by joining in on the traditional CHS Nursery Crawl. These legendary trips are meant to set the stage for a successful growing season! This year, we’ll be crawling around the Merrimack Valley in the northeast corner of Massachusetts: The day begins at Wilson Farm in Lexington where it has been operating since 1884. […]
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 […]