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2020 Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Information
February 20 - February 23
Get ready for Spring 2020 at the 39th annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. One of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in all of New England
Date and Times:
Thursday, February 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Connecticut Flower & Garden Show covers almost three acres, themed “Connecticut Springs into Earth Day”, offering ideas for house, apartment and condo dwellers.
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Highlights include:
Over an acre of gardens in full bloom by professional landscape designers and nonprofit organizations, including naturalistic, low maintenance, native, containers, epic tomatoes, vegetables, organic, herb, and pollinator gardens.
Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut’s Advanced Standard Flower Show: over 12,000 square feet of “Spring Into Connecticut” design, horticulture, botanical arts and photography competition with more than 500 entries from members across the state.
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 educational seminars and demonstrations: Experts include Craig LeHoullier, author and Garden Writers Association Gold Award winner; Charlie Nardozzi, gardening coach, author and radio/TV host; Sandra Visnapuu of S.E.V. Design Group; Tom Christopher, horticultural journalist and Public Radio host; Jen Plasky of Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses in Greenwich; Rob Townsend of Aqua Scapes of CT – 2018 & 2019 Best of Show at CT Flower & Garden Show; Lorraine Ballato Advanced Master Gardener and horticulturist; Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, author, horticulturist, owner of Natureworks Horticultural Services in Northford.
- $18 Adults
- $16 Seniors Age 62 and Over (Thursday and 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 tickets are discounted by $2 and can be purchased no later than February 17, 2020 at these Connecticut locations: The Garden Barn Nursery & Landscape in Vernon; Natureworks in Northford; and Woodland Gardens in Manchester, Conn.
Daily parking at the Connecticut Convention Center Garage: $9.00 all day; or $3.00 first hour and $2.00 per additional hour.
Thursday & Friday ONLY: Free parking & free shuttle at the Pequot Street lot at 18 Pequot Street, just north of I-84.
Saturday & Sunday ONLY: $5.00 all day parking at Front Street North and South Garages, across the street from the Connecticut Convention Center.
Sponsors: Winding Brook Turf Farm, Connecticut Mulch Distributors, Inc., Maple Meadow Farm, Renewal by Anderson, Bedard Enterprises, and North East Expos, Inc.
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