While our typical volunteer and community events are on-pause due to an abundance of caution for all, we are happy to share the following:


Please join us on August 27th as we take our annual Garden Party virtual!  This fun  night in celebration of our KNOX Community, Gardens, and summer traditions in Hartford!  Featuring special guests, video tours of gardens and an “all things gardening” live auction…read more here.



BIG NEWS!  The HUGS Awards are now accepting nominations!  

The Hartford Urban Gardeners Society Awards recognize Hartford residents, businesses and organizations for their outstanding landscaping efforts in the city of Hartford.  This year we are partnering with Hartford NEXT and Advocacy to Legacy to reach more community members and get more nominations!  Rules and details on how to nominate can be found hereAll nominations must be received by Labor Day, September 7, 2020.


All KNOX events are open to members, volunteers, gardeners, and the public. For more information on our events or programs, please contact Maria Burke at 860-951-7694, ext 25 or mariab@knoxhartford.org.  Please join us at any of our community activities in support of building a greener, healthier and more beautiful Hartford!  All our events support the extensive programming we provide like:

  • Community Gardens
  • Urban Farming
  • Greater Hartford Green Team
  • Green Space Management Partnership
  • KNOX City Planters
  • Hartford Cleans UP
  • Environmental Education for Hartford Elementary Students
  • Workforce Development
  • Trees for Hartford Neighborhoods



In 2018 KNOX made a splash “Under the Sea” with a SOLD OUT event, don’t miss out in 2020 while exploring our Rain forest Fever!