Connecticut Flower Show

Connecticut Flower Show

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2019 Connecticut Flower & Garden Show:
Laura Soll, 860-688-4499, cell 860-833-4466 or laura@sollpr.com
The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc:
Patricia Dray, cell 203-285-0404

WILTON RESIDENTS ENTRIES TO BE FEATURED IN
THE FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF CT’S STANDARD FLOWER SHOW ON
FEBRUARY 20-23 “CONNECTICUT FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW” IN HARTFORD

HARTFORD, CONN., February 7, 2020 - Michele Klink and Carol Steiner of Wilton will be featured in The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut’s (FGCCT) Standard Flower Show that is part of the “39th Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. One of the largest, most prestigious flower shows in New England, the three-acre event will be held from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23, 2020. Show hours are: Thursday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“This fresh, fragrant, colorful show offers an expansive variety of creative and practical ideas for house, apartment and condo dwellers alike,” explains Kristie Gonsalves, producer of the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show. “Attendees can meet horticulturalists and landscapers who will share their knowledge in over 80 hours of seminars that are free with admission.” Speakers include an extensive list of national and regional experts who include: Craig LeHoullier, author and Garden Writers Association Gold Award winner; Charlie Nardozzi; gardening coach, author and radio/TV host; Sandra Visnapuu; Advanced Master Gardener and horticulturist Lorraine Ballato; and Nancy DuBrule- Clemente, author, horticulturist, and owner of Natureworks Horticultural Services in Northford, Conn.

At the annual event, the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut’s Standard Flower Show will feature over 12,000 square feet of design, horticulture, botanical arts and photography competition with more than 500 entries from members across the state, all themed “Spring Into Connecticut”. Mrs.Klink’s entry is a creative design in Class 17 titled “Sailboats and Sunsets” and Mrs. Steiner’s is a Division II petite creative mass design titled “Strawberry Moon.” More than 6,500 members in 122 local clubs belong to the FGCCT, whose mission is to coordinate, stimulate and encourage higher standards in all aspects of Garden Club work, and to protect and conserve our natural resources, preserve our heritage and promote civic beauty.

Other highlights of the 39th Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show:
- 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;
- More than 300 booths of displays, activities, shopping: artisans, handcrafted gifts, fresh flowers, plants, garden ornaments, metalwork sculptures, herbs, bulbs, seeds, fertilizers, soils, gardening books, patio furniture, lawn and garden tools, equipment; and
- At the entrance, an eight-foot Enchanted Hobbit Tree sculpture, enhanced with florals and plants, by artist Shauna Shane of FentonRiver Studio in Storrs.

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.

For Group rates for 15 or morepeople:contact860-844-8461orKristie@northeastexpos.com.
Advance tickets are discounted by $2 and must be purchased by February 17 at these Connecticut’s: The Garden Barn Nursery & Landscape in Vernon; Natureworks in Northford; and Woodland Gardens in Manchester.

For more information, visit click for details or Facebook, or call 860-844-8461.

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Event Details

Date: February 23, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Location:
Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford CT

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Contact:
Laura Soll
860-833-4466
laura@sollpr.com


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