By Cheryl Marino, Membership Committee Chairperson In recent years, we recognized member anniversaries at our April meeting. Like so many other things, this year will be different. It is our hope that we will be able to meet for our June 18 Speaker Meeting which is the last meeting in our 2019-2020 Season. This meeting […]
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with Dr. Kirby Stafford, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 7 p.m.
This meeting has been cancelled to avoid a large gathering during this time of concern with the coronavirus. We will keep you posted on the status of future events. Thank you for your understanding.
Upcoming Speakers for the 2019-2020 Season:
-Thurs, May 21 The Art of Growing Food. Ellen Ogden, writer, gardener, cook
-Thurs, June 18 A Garden of Well-Being: Creating Your “Gardentopia.” Jan Johnsen, Landscape Designer, Author and Speaker
Every year CT Hort seeks nominations for this prestigious award named in honor of Dr. Gustav Mehlquist. Nominations must be received by April 30.
A new spring and a new decade can bring new opportunity, potential and inspiration to the garden. This was evident from the moment you entered this year’s Flower & Garden Show. The displays delighted gardeners with all kinds of possibilities for their home landscape and habitat. Choosing just one for the CT Hort Best in Show Award was truly challenging.
We are heartbroken to announce the cancellation of the Spring Plant Sale & Auction. The next auction will take place in the fall. We will keep you posted on the where and when of that once those details are ironed out.
Meanwhile, if you would like to help fund our scholarships in light of the loss of our most lucrative annual fundraiser, you can easily do so. Click on the DONATE button in the right column. Be sure to check the box that indicates your donation be directed to the Scholarship Fund.
The CT Hort 2020 Symposium was a big hit! The interesting and varied speakers provided a ton of useful information. The vendor court offered plants, knowledge, garden tools, treasures and trips. Lunch was delicious. The day flew by! Click on ‘Read More’ to see photos.
Our next Symposium will take place in February of 2022.