Meet this year’s scholarship recipients who were introduced to members at our October 2018 meeting: CTHort Director Christopher Tuccio, NVCC Professor: Amy Chesmer, UConn Dir. Development; David Rascati UConn; CT Hort Pres. Brett Isaacson; Chloe Girouard-Martel, NVCC and Sydney Bolduc, NVCC…
Programs & Events
Tuesday, November 13, 6-8 p.m. at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. Join Horticulturalist Kevin Wilcox as he familiarizes you with the wide, wonderful world of Japanese Maples…
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 […]
Find unusual additions for your garden, while supporting a wonderful cause, at the Connecticut Horticultural Society (CT Hort) Fall Plant Sale & Auction. Free admission!
Proceeds go to the CT Hort Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships to deserving horticulture and plant science students at the University of Connecticut and the Naugatuck Valley Community College.
Speakers for the 2018-19 season run the gamut from radio personality to professor. And, once again, our February meeting will take place at the 2019 CT Flower & Garden Show in Hartford where Mike McGrath will present a special talk for CT Hort members.
Recap: The event was well attended and Ellen Bender’s lecture was educational. The seed collection kits were fun to make and helpful when collecting seeds. The tour was engaging as we collected seed around John O’Brien’s Nursery.