Connecticut Flower Show

Just a reminder that from Thursday though Sunday, February 19th through 22th, the CT Flower show is Hartford's big event. The event is held at the Hartford Convention center and is easily accessible from route 91 south or north. A momentary bloom in winter's last icy grip, the show provides an opportunity for gardeners to […]

Web-site Redesign and Publication of Spring 2009 Newsletter

The Spring 2009 Newsletter is at the printers and will be headed to the letter-shop for mailing any day now I am assured. We had a slight mixup with mailing related to the status of our non-profit bulk mail authorization. This required a last minute indicia change. We'll be looking to e-mail as many members […]

340 Year Old Solid Chestnut Canoe

By Bill Adamsen [click for larger photo] Canoe at Mashantucket Pequot Museum While visiting the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, I was thrilled to see their exhibit of a large dugout canoe carved from solid American chestnut. I was visiting the museum with my daughter and her friends and was stunned by this canoe's appearance. A full […]