If you live in New England…..and love gardens


Juniper Hill Farm, New Hampshire
Photo: Joe Valentine

If you live in New England
and love gardens...
there is something pretty special 
happening in our corner of the world.
I think you will love it!

 2014 Open Day Program for the 
is finally here.


NEW HAMPSHIRE

On Saturday, August 23rd 
in Francestown and Peterborough, New Hampshire,
Six beautiful private gardens will be open to the public,
 including the garden below of my blogging pal,

I do not want to give too much away because you really need to "experience"
the garden at Juniper Hill Farm….it is one of my favourites.



Juniper Hill Farm, New Hampshire
Photo: Joe Valentine
Juniper Hill Farm, New Hampshire
Photo: Joe Valentine

Juniper Hill Farm, New Hampshire
Photo: Joe Valentine

To top off the day…you can attend a lecture
and book signing by garden writer Tovah Martin, entitled
It will be held on Saturday, August 23 at 7:00pm at Bass Hall
at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 
19 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire


VERMONT

Consider it a garden weekend
for on Sunday, August 24, five enchanting
private gardens in Bellows Falls, Westminster West, Hartland,
Springfield and Windsor, Vermont will be open to the public. Details here.

In addition to all this, Broken Arrow Nursery will feature a plant sale
at Juniper Hill Farm in Francestown, New Hampshire on Saturday
and again on Sunday, August 24th at Gordon and Mary Hayward's Garden in
Westminster West, Vermont.

I wrote about a visit to Gordon and Mary Hayward's garden last year…here
I took the photos below last summer. It is a very special place.

Gordon and Mary Hayward's Garden
Photo: Jeanne Henriques
Gordon and Mary Hayward's Garden
Photo: Jeanne Henriques


Gordon and Mary Hayward's Garden
Photo: Jeanne Henriques
Gordon and Mary Hayward's Garden
Photo: Jeanne Henriques

I do not want to give to much away because you really need to wander
each garden to fully appreciate the hard work
the owners put into the planning and care of their gardens.
It will be well worth it, I promise!

You can read more about the individual gardens below:


Saturday, August 23

Peterborough, New Hampshire 

Francestown, New Hampshire 

Sunday, August 24

Windsor, Vermont

Springfield, Vermont

Hartland, Vermont

West Westminster, Vermont

Bellows Falls, Vermont


Note:
Admission to each garden is $5.00, 
payable in cash or check at each location.

Hope to see you there!!

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