Garden Days program
Regional - posted Jun, 17 2011
The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program will allow guests to explore four private gardens in Glastonbury, Hartford, Manchester, and Wethersfield. The event is open, rain or shine, to the public for self-guided tours to benefit The Garden Conservancy. No reservations are required. Special highlights will include uncommon specimen trees, a dry stream bed, extensive planted urns and other containers, topiary spruces and yews and a rose garden with more than thirty heirloom and modern varieties.
The program takes place on June 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors may begin at any of the following locations: The Murray Gardens, 576 Thompson St. in Glastonbury; Manning-Riott Gardens, 84 Scarborough St. in Hartford; Beaulieu-Lupacchino Gardens, 33 Comstock Road in Manchester; or The Meade Garden, 373 Main St. in Wethersfield. The cost is $5 per garden, or free for children under age 12. For more information visit www.opendaysprogram.org or call The Garden Conservancy, toll-free weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST at 1-888-842-2442.