Membership Ambassadors from CT Hort spent Wednesday, August 8 at Lockwood Farm in Hamden. This was our second year in attendance. We handed out our brochures and sample newsletters. We talked about the interesting trips the Society takes along with the lectures and workshops that we organize—all in an effort to build public recognition about […]
Dear Friends and Gardeners, I can’t believe that summer is almost over, but I’m excited that a new CHS year is just beginning. We’ve got a lot to look forward to this year: Fun educational events; a lineup of great speakers; the plant auctions; trips to new, as well as favorite destinations; the flower show […]
Office will reopen on Thursday, September 13. Thank you!
Recap: The event was well attended and Ellen Bender’s lecture was educational. The seed collection kits were fun to make and helpful when collecting seeds. The tour was engaging as we collected seed around John O’Brien’s Nursery.
At the last Program Meeting of the 2017-18 season, the 2018 Service Award was presented to Cheryl Karpeichik Whalen. Cheryl is Head Gardener at White Flower Farm in Litchfield, where she has worked for decades. Cheryl was a CT Hort Scholarship recipient back in the 1980s. When she started working at White Flower Farm, David […]
CT Hort will be represented at the upcoming Plant Science Day 2018 taking place at Lockwood Farm in Hamden. This is an annual family event that is sponsored by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. It is free and open to the general public. The Ambassadors manning our CT Hort table that day will seek to […]
Member Deborah Weik and the Wolcott Public Library Nature Mural.