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Featured Event

Spring Greenhouse Show and Tours

Elizabeth Park Conservancy opens its Spring Greenhouse Show March 15 -22, featuring a spectacular array of spring bulbs and plants. The show will take place in the historic greenhouse in Elizabeth Park. 

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Jana Milbocker Lecture, Lunch and Book Signing

Do you enjoy beautiful gardens? In this armchair tour of some the best public gardens and hidden gems of the Northeast, you will learn about each garden's history, horticultural highlights and special events that will inspire you to plan your own visit! 

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Spring Greenhouse Bulb and Plant Sale

Join us for a one-day plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in Elizabeth Park's historic greenhouse.

Garden Trip to Washington D.C. [SOLD OUT]

Please join the Elizabeth Park Conservancy and explore the beauty of our Nation’s Capital, April 4 - 7, 2019.

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Rose Pruning Workshop by Rosarian Stephen Scanniello

Rosarian Stephen Scanniello will lead a Pruning Workshop on Tuesday, April 9  in Elizabeth Park's historic rose garden. Participants may arrive at any time between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for a lesson with Stephen, and are asked to bring their own gloves and pruners. Suggested donation for the Workshop is $10 per person. For more information or to register, email admin@elizabethparkct.org or call 860-231-9443 ext 104.

Barbara Paul Robinson Lecture, Lunch and Book Signing

Barbara Paul Robinson’s new book Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed the Landscape presents the vibrant stories of eighteen contemporary heroes of horticulture – institution builders, plant explorers, and garden creators who have all had a major impact on the American landscape.

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Pruning Workshop by ARS Master Rosarian Mike Fuss of the CT Rose Society

ARS Master Rosarian Mike Fuss of the CT Rose Society will lead a Pruning Workshop on Wednesday, April 17 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Elizabeth Park's historic rose garden. Please meet in the green Cottage at 9:00 AM. Participants are asked to bring their own gloves and pruners. The rain date is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24.

For more information or to register, email admin@elizabethparkct.org or call 860-231-9443 ext 104.

Connecticut Iris Society Spring Cleanup

Join the Connecticut Iris Society for their fall cleanup of the Iris Beds. Participants are asked to bring their own gloves and tools. The rain date for the event is scheduled for May 4.

Connecticut Dahlia Society Tuber Sale

The Connecticut Dahlia Society will host its yearly Dahila Tuber Sale on Sunday, April 28th at the Pond House Cafe in Elizabeth Park. 

Rose Pruning Workshop by Rosarian Stephen Scanniello

Rosarian Stephen Scanniello will lead a Pruning Workshop on Tuesday, April 30 in Elizabeth Park's historic rose garden. Participants may arrive at any time between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for a lesson with Stephen, and are asked to bring their own gloves and pruners. Suggested donation for the Workshop is $10 per person. For more information or to register, email admin@elizabethparkct.org or call 860-231-9443 ext 104.

Linda Jane Holden Lecture, Lunch and Book Signing

Linda Jane Holden will take us behind the scenes and speak about the writing of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon. It is a story of family – a family of gardeners – and the noblesse oblige and talents of Rachel Lambert Mellon, now known to many simply as "Bunny."

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