By Justine Ramsey, Awards Committee Our much loved Connecticut Horticultural Society (CT Hort) exists largely due to the help of many volunteers. They are a source of inspiration, knowledge and encouragement which is valued and enjoyed by all of us. If you’ve attended lectures, bought a cool plant at the auction, traveled to amazing gardens, […]
Every year CT Hort seeks nominations for this prestigious award named in honor of Dr. Gustav Mehlquist. Nominations must be received by April 30.
All the landscape displays were well-done and a joy to see, however, one stood out as the CT Hort Best-in-Show.
Our much loved Connecticut Horticultural Society (CT Hort) exists largely due to the help of many volunteers. They are a source of inspiration, knowledge and encouragement which is valued and enjoyed by all of us.
Besides writing award-winning garden books and articles, making cider and winning awards, you’ll find Tom Christopher on the radio these days—that’s internet radio iCRV. “iCRV Radio is the stream that feeds the Connecticut River Valley with constantly updated information on what is happening where…complete, current, and interactive.” Tom describes his show as, “A soothing conversation […]
Throughout his life, Robert Herman has enjoyed almost parallel careers in both education and horticulture. He spent more than 30 years as a professional horticulturist, almost seven of which were spent in Europe as “Meister” for the Countess von Zeppelin Nursery in Germany. At the Missouri Botanical Garden he served in the horticulture and education […]
Do you know a Connecticut resident who deserves to be honored and recognized for their significant and extraordinary contributions in horticulture or the art of gardening? If you do, please submit a nomination letter describing the background and qualifications of your nominee for the Connecticut Horticultural Society Mehlquist Award. In 1987, on its 100th anniversary, […]