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Rose Garden

Featured Event

Linda Jane Holden Lecture, Lunch and Book Signing

Linda Jane Holden will take us behind the scenes and speak about the writing of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon. It is a story of family – a family of gardeners – and the noblesse oblige and talents of Rachel Lambert Mellon, now known to many simply as "Bunny."

Connecticut Iris Society Spring Cleanup

Join the Connecticut Iris Society for their fall cleanup of the Iris Beds. Participants are asked to bring their own gloves and tools. The rain date for the event is scheduled for May 4.

Connecticut Dahlia Society Tuber Sale

The Connecticut Dahlia Society will host its yearly Dahila Tuber Sale on Sunday, April 28th at the Pond House Cafe in Elizabeth Park. 

Rose Pruning Workshop by Rosarian Stephen Scanniello

Rosarian Stephen Scanniello will lead a Pruning Workshop on Tuesday, April 30 in Elizabeth Park's historic rose garden. Participants may arrive at any time between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for a lesson with Stephen, and are asked to bring their own gloves and pruners. Suggested donation for the Workshop is $10 per person. For more information or to register, email admin@elizabethparkct.org or call 860-231-9443 ext 104.

Park History Tour

Learn about the history of the Park, its gardens (including the Nation's oldest public rose garden), greenhouses, buildings, and grounds during this informative tour, led by Kathy Kraczkowsky, Director of Park Operations.

Linda Jane Holden Lecture, Lunch and Book Signing

Linda Jane Holden will take us behind the scenes and speak about the writing of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon. It is a story of family – a family of gardeners – and the noblesse oblige and talents of Rachel Lambert Mellon, now known to many simply as "Bunny."

Connecticut Iris Society 77th Annual Exhibition

Connecticut Iris Society 77th Annual Exhibition, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Pond House.

Connecticut Rhododendron Show

Connecticut Rhododendron Show, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Pond House.

Tree Tour with UCONN Arborist John Kehoe

Join UCONN Arborist John Kehoe for an informative Tree Tour through Elizabeth Park! 

Perennial Garden Tour with Rosemary Aldridge

Join us for a tour of the Elizabeth Park Perennial Garden led by Horticulturist Rosemary Aldridge.

Tour is FREE and begins at the flagpole outside the green Cottage.

Herb Society of America, CT Unit Annual Herb Symposium, Lunch & Sale

The Herb Society of America, Connecticut Unit will hold its Annual Herb Symposium, Lunch and Sale on May 30 at the Pond House Cafe from 9:30 am to 2 pm