For more than 50 years, The Connecticut Horticultural Society has awarded scholarships to local horticultural students. Scholarships are funded by proceeds from the semiannual Plant Sale & Auctions. We are grateful to all local businesses and members who contribute plants to our Spring and Fall Plant Sale & Auctions, and to those of you who […]
Programs & Events
June 16,2016: Ice Cream Social & The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer, R. William Thomas, Exec. Dir. Chanticleer Foundation. Our speaker, Bill Thomas, will bring you on a visual tour of Chanticleer and share some of their design and gardening tips and techniques. You’ll leave knowing more about garden practices specific to different conditions and plant palettes; how […]
Singer Josh Groban will finally make his long-awaited Broadway debut this fall in ‘Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812.’ Inspired by a 70-page slice of War and Peace, this vibrant original new musical brings us just inches from Tolstoy’s brash young lovers as they light up Moscow in a heaven-sent fireball of romance […]
We wanted to take a moment to thank the following nurseries and garden centers who generously donated to our auction. Let’s support those who support us, please consider patronizing them when shopping for your garden! Al’s Landscaping and Nursery, Newington Baggot Family Farms, East Windsor Bosco’s Garden Center, Simsbury Broken Arrow Nursery, Hamden Butler Florist and Garden […]
Set time aside for a mid-summer afternoon conversation with Nancy Ballek McKinnon on Unusual Plants for the Late-Summer Garden. We’ll meet at Ballek’s Garden Center and have time to shop the Farmer’s Market from 4-6 p.m., hear about the out-of-the-ordinary annuals and perennials that Nancy’s garden can’t be without, and enjoy a light bite. Although free to CHS […]
Private Tour with the Begonia Boss : White Flower Farm, Litchfield, CT. Horticulturist & Head Gardener, Cheryl Whalen gives CHS an insider’s private tour of the Begonia House…
For more than 25 years CHS has acknowledging the accomplishments of CT Horticulturists with this special award. This award is given to a Connecticut plantsman or woman who has had an impact on the art of gardening or has made an extraordinary contribution to the world of horticulture.