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Elizabeth Park Conservancy Hosts Grand Opening for Visitor Center

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Elizabeth Park Conservancy Hosts Grand Opening for Visitor Center

A ribbon cutting was held Thursday to officially open the Elizabeth Park Visitor Center, located near the Pond House Café and the iconic Rose Garden in West Hartford.

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5 Places To Visit For Lovers Of Gardens

Characterized by both natural beauty and meticulous design, gardens are ideal venues for relaxing, reflecting, and enjoying the aesthetic and therapeutic properties of flowers and other plants. This list (from wiki.ezvid.com), presented in no particular order, highlights some particularly noteworthy destinations garden lovers shouldn't miss.

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Helen S Kaman Rose Garden Featured on Connecticut News 12

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Rose Garden at Elizabeth Park Named for Helen S Kaman

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is pleased to announce a major gift from the Kaman Foundation to name the rose garden in honor of Helen S Kaman.

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Even Bears Like the Roses at Elizabeth Park

A West Hartford resident spied a bear – properly using the crosswalk – in Elizabeth Park.

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Peak Week for Tulip Garden

Robert A. Prill Tulip Garden featured on NBC Connecticut.

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A Message from the Elizabeth Park Conservancy

During these unprecedented times, Conservancy staff continue to work hard to keep Elizabeth Park a beautiful, safe place for our visitors to enjoy.

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Elizabeth Park Fern Street Entrance to Begin Construction this Spring

Construction of a new gateway entrance on Fern Street is slated to begin this spring. 

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Around the Park: News from the Elizabeth Park Conservancy

Elizabeth Park Conservancy's Fall 2019 Newsletter and 2018-19 Annual Report is now available.

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Elizabeth Park Conservancy Celebrates Its Selection as a Stop & Shop Community Bag Program Beneficiary

Elizabeth Park Conservancy has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of October.

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Bur Oak Planted in Honor of Tree Expert Ed Richardson

"It’s a simple gesture for a man who has given his golden years discovering — and protecting — the state’s trees big and small."

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Elizabeth Park Earns Arboretum Status

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy proudly announces the accreditation in May of Elizabeth Park as an Arboretum, and the naming this July of the Arboretum as, “The Kim Arboretum at Elizabeth Park.”

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Former Gov. Malloy Leads Groundbreaking for New Visitor Center

Former Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined members of Elizabeth Park Conservancy as they began the next phase of upgrades to the park during a ground-breaking ceremony Thursday afternoon.

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Today in Connecticut History: June 18

The Flowering of America’s Oldest Municipal Rose Garden

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Touring Martha Stewart's Gardens

Six very lucky auction winners had the opportunity to tour Martha Stewart​'s gardens, located on her 100+-acre estate in Bedford, New York.

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Architect Makes Green Investment

Hartford architect Tai Soo Kim makes $100,000 donation to plant more trees in Elizabeth Park.

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Elizabeth Park Featured on Fox 61 CTbucketlist

CTBucketlist: Getting ready for the blooms in Elizabeth Park

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Proposed Permanent Stage in Elizabeth Park

Plans for a permanent stage on Elizabeth Park's Rose Garden Lawn are underway.

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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.