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 […]
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
Each year, the Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) identifies a resident who has significantly impacted the art of gardening or who has made an extraordinary contribution to horticulture in Connecticut to be publicly recognized and presented with the Mehlquist Award. The award is named for its first recipient, Dr. Gustav Mehlquist, a longtime professor in the […]
From the day she joined CHS in 2000, Nancy Brennick hit the ground running. She got involved in activities, volunteered for committees and eventually joined the Board of Directors. She was elected to and served as Vice President from 2010-12. In 2012, Nancy charged into the role of President with new ideas and enthusiasm. She […]
Perennially Yours is pleased to announce an exciting fall gardening colloquium scheduled for October 20, 2016 at the historic Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, MA. Join nationally recognized speakers and authors Karen Bussolini, Jan Johnsen and Kerry Ann Mendez as they share time-tested pointers for gorgeous flower gardens that provide non-stop color plus are plant […]
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 […]
For 15 years Fran Schoell was a member-volunteer with CHS. She received the esteemed CHS Service Award in 2011, served on our Board of Directors and nearly every committee in the Society. It was Fran’s idea to have the annual Ice Cream Social. Until last year, Fran made sure the toppings and ice cream were […]
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.