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Garden Tours to Benefit Osterville Village Library - July 12

July 12, 2022
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    • Dates: July 12, 2022
    • Location: Osterville
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    The proceeds from the garden tours will benefit the Osterville Village Library. Admission: $5. Rain or Shine.

    Garden #1 Danny’s Garden - Osterville
    Garden Brief Description: This immaculate garden was created over the years from a typical Cape Cod pine tree lot. Sit in one of the outdoor spaces and enjoy the magic and peacefulness that bird watching and butterfly viewing provides. Seasonal color fills the gardens with azaleas, rhododendrons and hydrangeas along with old fashion colorful perennials. You will want to replicate this garden in your own yard as you picture your grandkids frocking on the lush lawn while you enjoy a book in your own peaceful oasis. Open for tours: July 11th and 12th (last visitors arrive at 3)


    Garden#2  "Chorus of Color on Little Island" choreographed and conducted by Kara McGrath Designs - Osterville
    Old fashioned blue Nikko Hydrangeas and pink Fire Hydrangeas welcome you to the front street area of this property. White incredible Annabelle Hydrangeas paired with green and white Hostas, white Astilbe and more Nikko blue hydrangeas line the front of the house creating awow factor. Surrounding the flag pole area Limelight Hydrangeas also with white Gaura and white Potentilla bushes continue the colors in more subdued fashion. Entering the large sunny back yard you will find additional varieties of Hydrangeas. Blue Russian sage and Butterfly bush attract pollinators and connect the colors from the front to the backyard. Perennials such as Sedum, Phlox, and Guara guide you along the walk towards the patio. Completing the look, large green pottery filled with annuals connect the home owners interior color pallet with the exterior. Date(s) Open for tours: July 11th and 12th 10 AM- 3 P M (last visitors arrive at 3)

    Garden #3  A Cocktail Garden - Osterville
    Mint Juleps and Mojitos pair perfectly with the serenity of this backyard cocktail garden off Bumps River Road. But before you find your way to the secret retreat complete with an herb garden, cutting garden and potting shed, the front of the residence is awash in blossoms blue... with over 30 hydrangeas painting a panorama of Cape Cod class. Garden enthusiasts will find of especial interest the cutting garden and potting shed which pair with this landscape. Imagine fresh flowers cut for dinner and patio all season long! 
    Open for tours: July 10th and July 12th 10-3 PM (last visitors arrive at 3)