By Trish Lyons, Plant Sale & Auction Committee Chairperson Many thanks to everyone who helped make the Spring Plant Sale & Auction a success. It takes many people to pull this event together from getting publicity out, collecting donations from nurseries and garden centers, bringing food and beverages, helping with setup and breakdown, helping with […]
Programs & Events
A mid-summer getaway to Rhinebeck, New York will have you staying at the historic Beekman Arms/Delamater Inn. The two day excursion includes dinner at the Inn and visits to four grand gardens in the picturesque Hudson Valley: Beatrix Ferrand Gardens Vanderbilt Gardens Innisfree Gardens Stonecrop Gardens Fee: $449 per person (twin) or $549 per person […]
If you’re done with winter and can’t wait to get back outdoors, please keep the CHS Spring Plant Sale & Auction in mind as you scrutinize your spring garden and plant inventory. Maybe you have a houseplant in need of a new home. Or a perennial that is ready to be divided. There is a […]
CHS Garden Tool Basics Workshop The tools all gardeners should own and how to care for them There was standing-room-only at the CHS Education Committee Garden Tool Workshop that was led by Kevin Wilcox, CHS member and experienced nurseryman. View the slideshow to see what went on! It should also be mentioned that a newer-member […]
The CHS holiday Make-a-Wreath workshop held on Monday, November 21st at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wethersfield was a great way to kick off the holiday season. With the guidance of Nancy DuBrule-Clemente from Natureworks in Northford, participants turned piles of naturally scented evergreens and colorful berries into festive holiday wreaths. Everyone’s wreath turned out beautifully and the hall was […]
It was a dark and stormy night. More than sixty intrepid gardeners braved the rain and traffic to gather at the Tolland Agricultural Center for our Fall Plant Sale and Auction on Friday, September 30th.
The 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will celebrate the wonders of Holland.
From windmills, wooden shoes and cheese, to bicycles, canals and vibrant tulip and flower fields, the largest flower show in the U.S. will share diverse stories of horticulture, innovative eco-design, and modern urban greening and sustainability efforts of the Netherlands.