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 […]
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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.
Thurs. Feb. 18-Sun. Feb. 21, 2016 a lifetime collection of David Smith’s gardening books will be for sale….
Every January we celebrate the anniversaries of members who have been with us 10 or more years…
June 18, 2015: Robert Adzema – “Designing the Light: Using Sun Dials and a Sense of Place to Understand the Play of Sunlight in Your Garden” Evaluate this speaker by clicking this link Sculptor and plein air landscape painter Robert Adzema has spent a lifetime pursuing the beauty of sunlight. For his sun-specific sculptures, he […]
It is with great sadness we advise you of the passing of our beloved member emeritus David J. A.Smith on January 2, 2015. David has been a member of CHS for more than 30 years, serving as president and many other volunteer capacities. Most notably, Mr. Smith was tireless in his devotion to raising […]