October 19 will kick off the first of many opportunities to help ensure CHS is a vital part of the 2018 Flower & Garden Show that will take place on February 22-25 in Hartford. CHS Annual Bulb Sale on Oct 19 – When you buy Galanthus, Narcissisus, Crocus and more at CHS Annual Bulb Sale, […]
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This year’s winner of the coveted Mehlquist award is long-time CHS member Tom Christopher. Tom’s career in gardening really began in his mother’s garden under her fine tutelage. He further enhanced his knowledge at the New York Botanic Garden’s School of Professional Horticulture and then honed his craft as a horticulturist at the Olmsted Brothers […]
Proceeds from the CHS Fall Plant Sale & Auction go the the CHS Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships to deserving horticulture and plant science students at the University of Connecticut and Naugatuck Valley Community College.
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 have lined up, another sellout is anticipated!
Jason Delaney began breeding daffodils – and daylilies, lilies, and crinums – in the late 1990s and will share his love of bulbs – especially daffodils – with us on October 19.
Featuring Diane St. John of Natureworks Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. to noon at Natureworks in Northford Natureworks raised and released over 700 monarch butterflies from eggs and caterpillars collected in their organic gardens in 2016. Their work continues in 2017. Join Diane St. John to learn how this is accomplished. The life cycle of […]
Although the day was a scorcher, there were a couple of dozen who braved the temps to listen to Nancy Ballek Mckinnon and Nancy DuBrule-Clemente eagerly discuss all the possible ways to keep the growing season going well into and through the fall. Luckily the shade provided a respite as the conversation between these two […]