Garden#1 - East Sandwich
The proceeds from the garden tours will benefit the Branstable Education Foundation. Admission:$5 per garden. Rain or Shine.
This multi-acre property is inspired by childhood gardens in Sweden and England. The garden is designed with many rooms and many surprises. The chicken’s run free range, and love to hide in the roses and butterfly bushes. The cutting garden has an herb garden by its gate; enclosed vegetable beds are outlined with flowers and blooming shrubs and rhubarb. A wildflower meadow, potting shed, a sauna, pergola with climbing wisteria, and gourds covering the root cellar.
Saturday, July 13: 1:30-2:30 pm
Tuesday, July 16: 1:30-2:30 pm
Friday, July 19: 1:30-2:30 pm
Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, check plant height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of summer pinch pruning. All programs are free with museum admission.
This lovely landscape holds numerous flower gardens with various perennials and bulbs. Their speciality is hybridizing day lilies. You will see seedlings from plants that were cross-pollinated in 2017, yearlings planted in the spring of 2017, and close to 100 plants saved from crops that date to 2004. The best hybrids get a Cape Cod name (Ex. Cape Cod Lemonade), and are registered with the American Hemerocallis Society. If you are curious about hybridization, or simply would like to enjoy an array of beautiful blooms, this is the garden to see. Orders taken for August pick-up.
A thoughtfully planned, well maintained garden with areas of interest such as the family pool surrounded by a beautiful perennial garden on one side and a rose garden on the other. Climbing roses adorn trellis' on the front of the property. There are uniquely crafted bird houses designed and created by the homeowner. Several flower containers and hanging baskets complement this outstanding property.
The proceeds from this garden tour will benefit the Cape Cod Synagogue & Independence House. Admission:$5. Rain or Shine.
An ever-expanding collection of hydrangeas, the quintessential Cape Cod woody ornamental, frames a small freestanding Master Gardener’s condominium. 225 hydrangeas in ground take center stage in various garden beds.
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Society welcomes you to Driftwood Garden in East Orleans. This garden is the outer Cape’s only Nationally Registered American Hemerocallis (Daylily) Display Garden, with 800 different varieties of labeled current and modern daylilies.
Two gardens will be open for tours. Admission: $5 per garden. Rain or Shine.
Highfield Hall and Gardens will be hosting a one day event on Sunday July 20th from 10-2:30, held rain or shine under the tent: demonstrations, lecture, plant sale and local garden group's information. Cost is $8 and includes admission to the mansion and Art show. Patrick Dougherty Stick Sculpture on dispaly.
10-11am Container Gardening Demonstration
1:30-2:30pm Garden Tour of Gardens at Highfield with Landscape Director Terry Soares
10am - 2pm Plant Sale