Please take a moment to nominate an individual who has enhanced your experience with CHS for the 2018 Service Award. Anyone can submit a nomination. If you have benefited from any of the offerings CHS provides – lectures, workshops, garden visits, auctions, symposiums, raffles, etc. – remember it was possible because of volunteers. Your nomination […]
Programs & Events
Join Master Gardener Barry Avery as he teaches an encore series on “Beginner Vegetable Gardening.” Classes will be held at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. There will be three two-hour sessions, March 3, 10 and 17, with a ‘snow date’ of March 24.
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, […]
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.
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 […]