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 […]
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Overlooking Narragansett Bay, Blithewold is one of the finest garden estates in New England. Each spring, the grounds explode with 50,000 daffodil blossoms, including unusual varieties as well as rare trees and rock gardens. Enjoy guided tours of the garden and the 45-room mansion that was home to the Van Winkle / McKee family for […]
Mrs. Anita Ballek is the matriarch of the Ballek family of East Haddam. Her family proudly boasts 350 years of land stewardship, with no end in sight! Ballek’s Garden Center is a strong supporter of CHS and now Mrs. Ballek has graciously made herself available to help you with your latest gardening conundrum. To avail yourself […]
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 […]
The raffle is a CHS tradition that occurs at the start of each monthly Program Meeting. Proceeds are added to the CHS Scholarship Fund which helps to educate the next generation of horticultural professionals. Moving forward, we will try a new approach to the raffle. Rather than announcing the winning numbers, they will instead be […]
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.