Logee’s Rare and Tropical Greenhouse: Monthly Plant Sale

Logee's Rare and Tropical Greenhouse 141 North Street, Danielson

"A perfect day for a ride to Logee's Tropical Plants in CT." Logee’s was founded in 1892 by Byron’s grandfather, William D. Logee. Today, we carry on the family tradition and offer fruiting, rare and tropical plants as well as hardy garden plants, easy-to-grow houseplants, begonias and many more rare and unusual plants to thrill and delight our customers. Retail Store: OPEN: WED-SUN 9am-5pm For a list of this month's plants

Starting Your Plants from Seed

Perrot Memorial Library 90 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich

Join us on Monday, April 1, at 7 pm for "Starting Your Plants from Seed," an evening with The Garden Club of Old Greenwich, to learn about seed starting. This event will take place in our Program Room, Radcliffe Children's Library. Learn tips from Master Gardeners about how and when to begin your seeds indoors & outdoors and be among the first to see the new Seed Library launching this spring at the Perrot Library. For more information

From Seed to Harvest: Garden Planning Workshops at Yellow Farmhouse and Stone Acres Farm

Yellow Farmhouse 389 N. Main Street, Stonington

Three Dates: April 3, April 7 and May 1, 2024 Join our edible garden planning workshop, where farmers and educators from Yellow Farmhouse Education Center and Stone Acres Farm will lead participants through the process of creating customized garden designs - from seed to harvest. From selecting the perfect plants to arranging the layout, attendees will receive personalized guidance, leaving with a tailored blueprint to transform their outdoor spaces and a plan for the full growing season. Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener, this interactive session provides the tools and expertise necessary to bring your botanical visions to life. For more information

$40

Newport Daffodil Days: Opening Ceremonies

Clarke Cooke House 24 Bannister’s Wharf, Newport, RI, United States

NEWPORT DAFFODIL DAYS OPENING CEREMONIES April 6, 2024 Historic Clarke Cooke House on Bannister’s Wharf will be the scene for a dazzling daffy musket salute by the Artillery Company of Newport that signals the beginning of Newport’s Daffodil Days. Newport’s Mayor Xay will crown our 2024 Daffodil Queen who will then cut the Daffodil Garland and proclaim the official start to this month’s festivities. Daffy music and fun activities with lemon treats for young and old alike. Look for the big waving Daffodil to greet you! Brace yourselves for an explosion of floral euphoria as we gear up for the grand re-awakening of 1,450,000 daffodils during the city’s 13th Annual Newport Daffodil Days, scheduled for April 6th to 28th, 2024.  The Calendar of Events is below, packed with surprises, festivities, decorated store windows, and experiences that will elevate your love for Mother Nature to new heights. For more information

Victorian Tea at SHC: Garden Party with Celebrity Master Gardener

Stamford History Center 1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford

Meet our 2024 Victorian Tea speaker! Christopher Waruch Mann "My passion for horticulture was sparked the day my parents took me home from the hospital back to our family Garden Center where our home is also located. During middle school and high school I worked for every family member and many customers on weekends. After completing my degree in horticulture at State University of New York, Delhi, I accepted a position in New York City as a rooftop Gardener, but soon realized I needed to have full control over my creativity and started my own company, Christopher, Glenn Gardens, in 2010." For more information

$25 – $30

May Market 2024 at Hillstead Museum

Hillstead Museum 35 Mountain Rd, Farmington

Join us for May Market, Hill-Stead’s springtime fundraising event! May Market, Hill-Stead’s much-anticipated annual event supports the museum’s 152 acres of beautiful gardens, grounds, and trails. May Market is produced with enormous support by the Hill-Steaders, volunteer ambassadors of Hill-Stead, who have supported the museum with fundraising and outreach initiatives for over 30 years. This is one of their largest events. This year, the festive happening will feature over 40 premium vendors and flowers and unique plants perfect for Mother’s Day. Vendors will be located both indoors and outdoors. Shop and enjoy the beautiful grounds during this springtime celebration. For more information 

Free – $10

Duck River Garden Club Spring Plant Sale

Old Lyme Shopping Center

Friday, May 10, 12-6 pm Saturday, May 11, 9 am-1 pm In addition to hundreds of annuals and perennials you will find a great selection of Member’s plants at our annual Plant Sale under the big tent on Halls Road, Old Lyme. For more information

2024 Old Saybrook Gardeners’ Market

Old Saybrook Town Green 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook

Friday, May 10 from 1 - 6pm Saturday, May 11 from 9am - 12pm Once again the Old Saybrook Garden Club will be hosting our annual Gardeners' Market on the Town Green. Here  you can purchase perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, herbs and vegetables to stock your home garden and flower beds.  What's more you can pick up a little something for the Mothers in your life, just in time for of Mother's Day which is that Sunday. We are accepting pre-orders now through March 31 which will be ready for pick up at the market. To place a donation  Click Here. Proceeds from the event help to support the many programs the Old Saybrook Garden club runs which beautify the town and make it one of the most coveted to live in. Some of the the programs include- -The Main Street Median Gardens -The Constitution Garden in front of Saybrook Home -Holiday on Main Street - wreaths, garlands and lights along Main St. -Plantings throughout town including at the police station, fire station and library -Blue Star Memorial Market - honoring those who have served.  For more information

Essex Garden Club May Market

Essex Town Green 12 Main Street, Essex

The Essex May Market features an array of beautiful plants including annuals, perennial, herbs, fresh flowers bouquets and hundreds of plants grown and curated by our own Club members. In addition to plant sales, the event offers shopping options for the public from the famous Essex Garden Club Garlic Salt Condiment to gently-used home and garden treasures, garden gifts, fashion accessories, and food and beverages for our customers. Proceeds from the event are used to support educational and civic improvement projects, new and ongoing. The event supports educational programs, camperships for young students and scholarships for high school graduates and college students pursing studies in environmental sciences.​ All are invited to attend and there is no fee charged to enjoy spending the day at the Essex Garden Club May Market on May 11th. SAVE the DATE!! For more information

Milford Garden Club’s Annual May Market

Fowler Field Pavillion 1 Shipyard Ln, Milford

Saturday May 11,  8:30 am and 11:30 Friends - A reminder to please join us Saturday, May 11th between 8:30 am and 11:30 am for our Annual May Market Plant Sale being held at the Fowler Rotary Pavilion - behind the Milford Library. Perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables, houseplants, baked goods and garden treasures will all be available for sale. We look forward to seeing you there! For more information

North Stonington Garden Club Plant Sale

North Stonington Elementary School 311 Norwich Westerly Road, North Stonington

Saturday May 11, 9am-12pm Our Annual Plant Sale is not only our biggest fundraiser for the year, it is also our biggest community event, attracting customers from southeastern Connecticut and adjacent Rhode island. It raises the funds to support our own activities and also to give back to the community via civic planting, donations to community organizations and the Anna Coit Memorial Scholarship. PLANT SALE FAQ For more information

Trillium Garden Club Spring Plant Sale in Groton

Outdoor Patio 52 Newtown Road, Groton

Saturday, May 11, 9 am-12 pm Our Plant Sale 2024 Each spring we host a plant sale, the proceeds of which support one or more $1000 scholarships to local high school seniors headed for a university, college, trade or certificate program. The scholarship is issued based on an interest in horticulture, landscape design, marine or environmental science, water resources, agriculture, aquaculture, or an area of study that relates to one of these topics. The scholarship is paid directly to the institution where the student will be studying and is a one-time gift. Students who are interested should contact their school counselor. The 2024 deadline for receipt of scholarship applications is March 15. For more information