Members of Wild Ones and the Connecticut Horticultural Society will join The Connecticut Botanical Society in hosting author and pollinator researcher Heather Holm, recipient of an American Horticultural Society 2018 AHS Book Award. Heather will speak about the nesting habitat, life cycle, pollen collection, and brood rearing of common genera of native bees in north-central and eastern United States and southern Canada.
We have no way to tell if Justine Leeper is the youngest member ever to serve on the Board but she certainly is the youngest member serving on the current Board! Her energy and enthusiasm is evident and she has actually been involved with CHS for years. Justine grew up in the northwest corner of […]
If you’ve ever had the pleasure of speaking with Clare, you may detect a hint of the south in her voice. She hails from North Carolina where she attended Duke University for her graduate and masters degrees. It was at Duke where she met her future husband, who convinced her to head north and settle […]
Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) is now registered with AmazonSmile. As a result, you can request that a fraction of your order be donated to CHS! What you pay for your order is NOT affected by this choice. But Amazon will direct .5% (that’s one-half of one percent) of your purchase to CHS. To begin, go […]
Thank you to everyone who helped with the Fall Plant Sale & Auction in Vernon. It takes many people to pull this event together from getting publicity out, collecting donations from nurseries and garden centers, bringing food and beverages, helping with setup and break down, helping with pricing, recording auction prices, collecting the money, running […]
Placing ads in the October and April Marketplace issues of the CHS Newsletter is a great way to communicate with hundreds of gardeners. Thank you for supporting our efforts. Contact Barbara Skomorowski at [email protected] to place an ad in the next Marketplace Newsletter issue. Show your membership card at any of the following nurseries to […]
This year’s winner of the coveted Mehlquist award is long-time CHS member Tom Christopher. Tom’s career in gardening really began in his mother’s garden under her fine tutelage. He further enhanced his knowledge at the New York Botanic Garden’s School of Professional Horticulture and then honed his craft as a horticulturist at the Olmsted Brothers […]