Featuring: Nancy Ballek MacKinnon of Ballek’s Garden Center and Nancy DuBrule-Clemente of Natureworks! Get expert advice on what you can plant to make the most of your fall harvest. Come early and shop the East Haddam Farmers Market, located at Ballek’s Garden Center every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. To register, contact the CHS Office: […]
Programs & Events
With Guest Speaker: C.L. Fornari, Gardening Expert, Author, Speaker, Radio Host and Blogger Tour a Farmington garden that welcomes people as well as wildlife. Enjoy creative, plant-based cuisine and drinks while acquiring some ideas and specifics to help you attract and nourish birds, bees and butterflies through the seasons. Meet garden designer and author, C.L. […]
IMPORTANT: Arrive early – at 6:30 pm – for the end-of-season Ice Cream Social! Bring a floral centerpiece to grace your table!
The 2016-2017 Season, our 130th year, ends with the Lois and Herb Isaacson Endowed Lecture and our traditional Ice Cream Social. C.L.Fornari, Gardening Expert, Author, Speaker, Radio Host and Blogger will discuss design mistakes and how to improve on them in her presentation, Landscape Design Bloopers.
As tradition goes, flower gardeners are invited to create a tabletop centerpiece.
A mid-summer getaway to Rhinebeck, New York will have you staying at the historic Beekman Arms/Delamater Inn. The two day excursion includes dinner at the Inn and visits to four grand gardens in the picturesque Hudson Valley: Beatrix Ferrand Gardens Vanderbilt Gardens Innisfree Gardens Stonecrop Gardens Fee: $449 per person (twin) or $549 per person […]
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 […]