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Garden Tours to Benefit Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary Orleans Branch

July 15, 2020
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    • Dates: July 15, 2020
    • 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  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! Garden Handicapped Accessibility: Discretionary 

     

    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. Garden Handicapped Accessibility: Discretionary 

     

    Garden #3 A Spectacle of Color, Brewster
    This garden was started in1962 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. Yellow, red and purple flowers complement the orange. A 40-foot swathe of nasturtiums 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, a shade garden and a fall garden. Smaller garden plots in 2 neighbors’ yards will also be included on the tour. Garden Handicapped Accessibility: Accessible

     

    Gardens Open for Tours: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 and Wednesday, July 15, 2020   10 AM – 4 PM. Tours every half hour.