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Find Gardening Inspiration in Hartford, CT
Outdoor Living Space by Lawncare Etc at Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Hartford CT

This lovely outdoor living space was designed by Lawncare, Etc. for the 2010 Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in Hartford, CT. Flowing water and brilliant color create a dynamic environment for entertaining guests under the pergola.

© 2010 Kim Knox Beckius
The 29th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show runs February 18 through 21, 2010 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. You'll find inspiration in abundance at this expansive gardening show, which features 25 display gardens, prize-winning horticultural contest entries, free seminars and vendors selling everything from garden tools and accents to jewelry, crafts and food products.

I had the opportunity to tour the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show on opening day, and my photos will provide you with a preview of one of New England's largest flower shows. The event is truly a treat for the senses, offering nearly three acres of enticing displays and helpful on-site experts to answer your gardening questions as you take notes and make plans for a bloom-filled growing season.

Here's everything you need to know if you're planning to go...

Hours: Thursday, February 18 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, February 19 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday, February 20 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, February 21 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

2010 Theme: The Spice of Life

Location: The Connecticut Flower & Garden Show is held at the Connecticut Convention Center, located at 100 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford, Connecticut. Ample paid parking is available on-site.

Admission: Admission to the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show is $14 for adults, $12 for seniors (Thursday and Friday only), $2 for children ages 7 to 14 and free for children under age 7. Tickets may be purchased on site, cash only.

Questions? Call 860-844-8461.

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