Go native with Dan Jaffe at Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery! Learn about native plants from the source, when Dan Jaffe discusses his new book Native Plants for New England Gardens, co-authored by Mark Richardson. Books will be for sale and can help you select your favorites from the wide variety of native plants available at […]
Come enjoy an exclusive tour of an unusual cacti and succulent garden, hosted by owner Cindy Elliman, Master Gardener. When: Saturday, June 23 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Elliman Private Residence, 29 Mabel Ave., Danbury, Conn. Fee: $5 per person collected at the garden This invitation is extended to members and friends of CT […]
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.
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 […]
C.L. Fornari’s Entertaining People, Pollinators and Birds Workshop is a Hit! Members were treated to a spectacular day at the June 15th workshop with C.L.Fornari, that evening’s speaker. Lynn Cavo’s meticulous Farmington garden was the setting and you couldn’t have asked for better weather. Huge thanks to Lynn and her family for preparing her garden […]
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 […]