Winter wearing you down? Have spring fever? Enjoy light refreshments while exploring the marvelous world of houseplants at Ballek’s Greenhouse in East Haddam. Nancy Ballek Mackinnon and her staff will be on hand for questions and consultations.
Programs & Events
A new spring and a new decade can bring new opportunity, potential and inspiration to the garden. This was evident from the moment you entered this year’s Flower & Garden Show. The displays delighted gardeners with all kinds of possibilities for their home landscape and habitat. Choosing just one for the CT Hort Best in Show Award was truly challenging.
We are heartbroken to announce the cancellation of the Spring Plant Sale & Auction. The next auction will take place in the fall. We will keep you posted on the where and when of that once those details are ironed out.
Meanwhile, if you would like to help fund our scholarships in light of the loss of our most lucrative annual fundraiser, you can easily do so. Click on the DONATE button in the right column. Be sure to check the box that indicates your donation be directed to the Scholarship Fund.
The CT Hort 2020 Symposium was a big hit! The interesting and varied speakers provided a ton of useful information. The vendor court offered plants, knowledge, garden tools, treasures and trips. Lunch was delicious. The day flew by! Click on ‘Read More’ to see photos.
Our next Symposium will take place in February of 2022.
By Justine Ramsey, Awards Committee Our much loved Connecticut Horticultural Society (CT Hort) exists largely due to the help of many volunteers. They are a source of inspiration, knowledge and encouragement which is valued and enjoyed by all of us. If you’ve attended lectures, bought a cool plant at the auction, traveled to amazing gardens, […]
One of our CT Hort 2019-2020 Scholarship winners, Jacklyn Stupienski, was presented with a national scholarship by Spring Meadow Nursery, of Grand Haven Mich., and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI).
We are excited to welcome the October 2019 graduating class of Master Gardeners as our guests at the January meeting. This gives us the opportunity to showcase what we do and who we are. Please join me in a friendly welcome to all of those guests on January 16th. Look for visitors with name tags […]