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 […]
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 […]
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…
Gifted artist, gardener extraordinaire Chrissie D’Esopo will host Tom Cox, past president, American Conifer Society, in her Avon, CT garden for an exclusive members only CHS fundraiser…
Nutmeg Orchid Society president, Sandy Myhalik opens her garden and orchid collection to CHS. On Saturday afternoon 5/30/15, Our private tour is of her indoor collection and the outside grounds followed by refreshments.