One event on February 23, 2018 at 10:30am
One event on February 24, 2018 at 10:00am
One event on February 25, 2018 at 10:00am
The Connecticut Flower & Garden Show is one of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in all of New England! Get a glimpse of Spring even before the weather warms up at the annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” on Thursday, February 22 through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford.
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Hours:
Thursday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 Adults; $16 Seniors age 62 and over on Thursday/Friday only; $5 Children 5-12; Free under age 5. Admission payment by Cash Only. Group rates for 15 or more people: contact 860-844-8461 or Kristie@northeastexpos.com.
Advance Connecticut Flower & Garden Show tickets $2.00 discount and can be purchased no later than February 16, 2018 at the following Connecticut locations: The Garden Barn Nursery in Vernon; Garden Specialties in Mystic; Moscarillo’s Garden Shoppe in West Hartford; Natureworks in Northford; Stonehedge Landscaping & Garden Center in Newington; and Woodland Gardens in Manchester.
The colorful, fragrant show covers almost three acres with the 2018 theme, “Breath of Spring”, with creative and practical ideas for house, apartment and condo dwellers alike.
Over an acre of different gardens in full bloom, created by professional landscape designers and nonprofit organizations. Includes naturalistic, low maintenance, native, organic, herb and pollinator gardens. Featured in this area will be “Butterfly Encounter”, an interactive walk-through exhibit of live butterflies in all cycles of development. Fresh green sod for the landscapes is growing in a North Canton, Conn. greenhouse, personally tended by the show’s producer Kristie Gonsalves, president of North East Expos.
Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut’s 2018 Advanced Standard Flower Show: over 12,000 square feet of a design, horticulture, botanical arts and photography competition with more than 250 judged entries, all themed “Breath of Spring”.
Over 300 booths of displays, activities and shopping: artisans and handcrafted gifts, fresh flowers, plants, garden ornaments, metalwork sculptures, herbs, bulbs, seeds, fertilizers, soils, gardening books, patio furniture and lawn and garden tools and equipment. Bring a 1/2 cup of soil to the UConn Co-op booth for free soil testing.
More than 80 hours of seminars by horticulturists and experts are included in general admission including:
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