HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "33rd annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show" – one of the largest and most prestigious in New England – will take place on Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. Hours: Thursday, February 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The colorful, fragrant show covers almost three acres with the theme, "Backyard Paradise":
-- Twenty gardens, created by professional landscape designers and nonprofit organizations, including naturalistic, low maintenance and organic gardens.
-- Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut's Advanced Standard Flower Show: 12,000+ sq. ft. design and horticulture competition, over 250 judged entries with a Backyard Paradise theme!
-- Hundreds of displays, activities, aisles of fresh flowers, plants, herbs, bulbs, seeds, fertilizers, soils, books, patio furniture, garden ornaments, and lawn equipment for purchase. Floral Arts & Crafts area. Bring 1/2 cup of soil to UConn Co-op booth for free soil testing.
-- Over 80 hours of seminars:
Admission– Cash Only:
$16 Adults; $14 Seniors age 62 and over – Thursday/Friday only;
$4 Children 5-12;
Free under age 5.
Group rates for 15 or more: 860-844-8461 or Kristie@northeastexpos.com.
Advance discounted tickets if purchased by February 16 – see website for locations.
To join email list and get more information, www.ctflowershow.com or North East Expos at 860-844-8461.
CONTACT: Laura Soll 860-688-4499 email@example.com