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, […]
Programs & Events
This year’s winning display by Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery greeted attendees at they entered and set the bar high. It had it all — the smell of soil, the sound of birds and peepers, a soft waterfall and pond, the site of buds and blooms, a hint of child’s play, and many of nature’s […]
Thank you to everyone who attended this enjoyable day-long event with special thanks to the numerous volunteers who gave generously of their time to make the day a success.
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 […]
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 […]