Winter is the best time to start planning the next season for your garden, but time is quickly running out! Whether you’re starting a new home garden or reviving an existing one, these steps will help ensure a productive spring.
- Find your USDA Hardiness Zone
- Get your soil tested at the University of Connecticut’s Soil Nutrient Analysis Laboratory
- Check the CT Grown crop calendar
- Follow the Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association
February 23 @ 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Spring in February arrives annually at the Connecticut Convention Center! Explore exhibits overflowing with fresh flowers, plants, herbs, bulbs, seeds, gardening books, garden equipments & much more. View beautifully landscaped gardens full of greenery and stop by the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut design & horticulture competition. We also offer over 80 hours of seminars and demonstrations across a variety of topics.
October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 AM – October 11, 2021 @ 6:00 PM
Our fall festival is held annually on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Columbus Day weekend (Oct. 9th, 10th, and 11th) from 10am-6pm. All three days will include live music, cider making demonstrations with an old hand crank cider press, candy apples, caramel apples, apple cider doughnuts and apple cider slushies. You can stroll through our orchard and pick apples from our trees with 32 varieties to choose from and find your perfect pumpkin. The Pomfret Lions will be cooking lunch or you can bring your own picnic lunch. From12:00-4:00 on all three days of our festival we will have free wagon rides and live music for your enjoyment. Please join us in our celebration of a bountiful harvest season.