Friday, February 15, 2013

The Upcoming Connecticut Flower and Garden Show 2013

It's the first of the garden shows in CT! 

The 32nd Annual Connecticut Flower and Garden Show!

Source: CT Flower & Garden Show 

If you love gardens - this is the show for you!
February 21st - 24th 2013

***Update: Read my recap of the Flower Show HERE ***

The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford once again hosts this beautiful garden show to help us get over the wrath of Nemo/Charlotte and begin planning and dreaming of the spring flowers that will soon be here!

Really. They will. I promise!
Source: Connecticut Flower and Garden Show

Over 300 vendors/booths/exhibitors will be available with fresh flowers, plants, herbs, bulbs and seeds. Spread over almost 3 acres, the exhibition includes floral and horticultural masterpieces and gardening products and services.  See a list of exhibitors HERE.

I can't wait to go to the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show and get some inspiration!

Source: CT Flower & Garden Show 

In addition, each day offers your choice of seminars on everything from successful gardening, to pond ecology, to landscape lighting. See HERE for a list of seminars and classes.

Date and Times:

              Thursday 2-21-13 through Sunday 2-24-13
  • Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;
  • Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.;
  • Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Adults, $16; 
  • children ages 5-12, $4

Tickets are available at the Connecticut Convention Center (cash only) or in advance (with a discount) at the following until February 19th.

  • Garden Barn, Vernon CT 
  • Garden Specialities, Mystic, CT
  • Hunter's Pool Center, Yalesville, CT
  • Lawncare, Etc. North Haven, CT
  • Mocarillo's Garden Shoppe, West Hartford, CT
  • Natureworks, Northford, CT
  • Revays, Road Brook, CT
  • Stonehedge, Newington, CT
  • Woodland Gardens, Manchester, CT

Parking is available at the Connecticut Convention Center Garage.

  • $3.00 first hour
  • $2.00 each additional hour
  • $19.00 daily maximum

Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT
Follow them on Twitter: @CTFlowerGarden


Hope we see you there!

Are you looking forward to spring?
What's the first flower that appears in your garden?
I'd love to hear about it in the comments below!


  1. Yes a sure sign of spring. Be there or be square! It may not be the best garden show but to see something blooming is worth the price of admission.

    1. I agree! And it sure is easy to get to!

  2. Thanks for letting me know about this. I am trying to arrange my schedule so I can go! This weekend is crazy for me!

    1. Hope we see you there. You should be able to get some great ideas for the new landscaping projects you've been dreaming of!

  3. Good to know. The Convention Center is only about 30 minutes from me. I will be there.

    1. Hope to see you! I'm looking to get ideas for some new landscaping for a friend's restaurant. And, of course, anything that I can incorporate into my own garden!


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