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Garden Tours to Benefit Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary Orleans Branch: July 14

July 14, 2021
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    • Dates: July 14, 2021
    • Location: Brewster,MA
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    The proceeds from the garden tours will benefit the Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary- Orleans Branch. Rain or Shine. Admission: $5 Pay cash at the door.  

    Garden#1 A Spectacle of Color, Brewster 
    This garden was started in 1962 and demonstrates the creativity of 2 generations of women.  Roses, alstroemeria, lilies, and coneflowers predominate, but the garden contains over 100 varieties of flowers growing in beds and containers around the property. Orange is a favorite color, so you will see flowers that range in color from soft cantaloupe to blazing fire in many flowers, including canna, calla, oriental, and day lilies. Elephant ears and caladiums add interest add interest. A 40-foot swathe of cosmos covers the bed where hundreds of tulips bloomed in May. Hydrangeas, including blue lace caps and purple, pink and blue ball forms are tucked into the landscape. The garden also includes berries in a summer greenhouse. Smaller garden plots in 2 neighbors’ yards will also be included on the tour.  Unique crafts will be for sale at this location. Open for tours: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 and Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

    Garden#2 The Historic Candleberry Inn’s Garden, Brewster
    Located on the Old King’s Highway in the center of Brewster, the Candleberry Inn dates back to the 1700’s and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  It has been a house for lodgers since the 1940’s. The stately gardens and expansive lawns create a dramatic setting for this graceful Georgian edifice.  Amongst the variety of blooming perennials and lovely hydrangeas, the gardens feature both exotic and flowering trees, including holly, camellia, crape myrtle, weigela, and an incredible oversized sculpted boxwood. Open for tours: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 and Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

    Garden#3 Chatham Bars Inn Farm, Brewster
    Originally a garden center in Brewster, this land was purchased by Chatham Bars Inn in 2013 to enhance the menu and create a farm-to-table dining experience for its guests.  The CBI Farm tour begins at the tomato greenhouses, where a large variety of tomatoes are meticulously grown. There are flowers galore on the property, both ornamental and edible, providing a natural balance for insects. You will delight in the beauty of sunflowers, snapdragons, dahlias, zinnias, hydrangea and more. Blueberries, herbs and many varieties of vegetables are cultivated and available for purchase at the farm stand.  The bounty is endless! Open for Tours: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 and Wednesday, July 14, 2021.   10 AM – 4 PM. Tours every half hour.