Connecticut Horticultural Society

Connecticut Horticultural Society

Garden Tours

2013-2014 Garden Tours

We are re-formatting  our garden tour approach to be a members only endeavor. Please stay tuned. 

2012 CHS Garden Tour

Garden Peeping in Portland, Saturday, June 2, 2012 , is over...

Thanks to the following Portland gardeners for opening their private gardens: Dan and Lisa Eaton; Joyce and Ed Fidrych; Phyllis Greene; Lynette Milleville; Lou and Mary Pear; and Mary Pont and her daughter Sarah.

And thanks to the Portland Historical Society Museum and the Veteran’s Memorial Garden for participating.

And finally, thanks to the nurseries that offered a 10 percent discount on plants to ticket-holders: Gotta's Farm, QP Farm Market and Pine Ledge Gardens.

 Fidrych garden

2011 CHS Garden Tour over. Please join us for the 2012 season.

The 2nd annual Connecticut Horticultural Society Garden Tour began June 11, 2011, and concluded Oct. 9, 2011. The tour offered visitors the opportunity to draw inspiration and ideas from two dozen gardens throughout the state. CHS would like to thank the following members and friends for opening their beautiful gardens to the public as part of the 2011 Garden Tour.

Bernie and Susan Apter, Manchester; Lynn Beaulieu and Gerry Lupacchino, Manchester; Karen Bouley, Colchester; Anita Brucker, Granby and East Otis, Mass.; Sandra Daigle, Colchester; Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, West Hartford; Bob and Linda Hodge, Colchester.

Also, Richard Howard, Wallingford; John and Bonnie Lindland, Manchester; Donna and Andrew Masters, East Windsor; Nancy and Ron Masters, East Windsor; Lee May, East Haddam; Mary Ann McGourty, Norfolk; Joe McGrattan, Avon; Karen and Tim McNamara, Manchester.

Also, Paula Mooney, West Hartford; Colleen Plimpton, Bethel; Arija Retsema, Stonington; Steve Silk, Farmington; Kathy Sisson, Avon; Kathy Streit, Redding; Joan and Ken Stubenrauch, Glastonbury; Joyce and David Trainer, Manchester; George Trecina, Meriden.