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Elizabeth Park Featured in "Garden Collage" Magazine

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Elizabeth Park Featured in "Garden Collage" Magazine

"Garden Collage" magazine's article, "West Hartford Aims to Be Connecticut’s Next Foodie Paradise," by Molly Beauchemain, spotlights several restaurants and attractions in central Connecticut, and features Elizabeth Park.

From al fresco dining in the garden to fine dining atop a waterfall, central Connecticut's best kept foodie secrets find concert in West Hartford.

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Japanese Students Visit St. Joseph's Medicinal Garden at Elizabeth Park

The monkshood plant, if ingested, will make a person’s heart beat irregularly, but used topically will numb skin and reduce fevers. The tall, skinny plant was one of over a dozen at the University of St. Joseph medicine garden at Elizabeth Park that Japanese students viewed, smelled and learned about Tuesday morning.

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Peter Winne, Head Gardener, Describes Rose Garden

WTNH presented a video interview with Peter Winne, Elizabeth Park's Head Gardener, about the rose garden.

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West Hartford Chamber Donates to Elizabeth Park

This past Saturday [June 16] was the 4th Annual Healthy West Hartford Fair in Elizabeth Park and we lucked out on an exceptional day! Each year, Elizabeth Park provides our Chamber businesses space on the green to showcase their products and services to park visitors, including interactive demos, games and giveaways. We are excited to announce a Chamber donation of $800 to the Elizabeth Park Conservancy for their amazing efforts to maintain the historical rose gardens and beautify our town!

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Money Magazine Picks Elizabeth Park as Connecticut's Best Park

Connecticut: Elizabeth Park. Stretching across 101 acres, Elizabeth Park is best known for the flowerbeds that fill the park with color each spring. The grounds are home to 11 different gardens, with the star being the 2.5-acre rose garden. The grounds, which are free to visit, also hold a pond, athletic courts and a restaurant.

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Elizabeth Park Receives $500,000 Grant for Visitor Center

Elizabeth Park was awarded a $500,000 grant-in-aid for the renovation of a historic brownstone building so it can be used as a visitor center.

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Anne Penniman Associates Win Award for Elizabeth Park Design

The CTASLA Connecticut Professional Awards are given annually by the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects to recognize excellence in landscape architectural design, planning and analysis, communications, and research. The 2018 award winners were unveiled at CTASLA's holiday party in New Haven on December 13. 

Anne Penniman Associates LLC received an Honor Award in the Landscape Planning & Analysis category for the Elizabeth Park Master Plan.

 

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Martha Stewart visits Elizabeth Park

Elizabeth Park Conservancy thanks Martha Stewart for her recent blog about visiting Elizabeth Park and speaking at the Elizabeth Park Conservancy's garden lecture series in April, 2017.