Glastonbury/Manchester/Farmington - posted Jun, 19 2012
On June 24 beginning at 10 a.m., explore five private gardens in Farmington, Glastonbury, and Manchester, open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. Admission is $5 per garden; free for children age 12 and under. Special highlights include an oasis for wildlife with emphasis on color and fragrance; a fifty-foot rose bed; topiary spruces and yews; a pergola thickly covered with silver lace vine; and a hosta collection of more than 900 plants. Visitors may begin at any of the following locations: Garden on High, 33 High St., Farmington; The Murray Garden, 576 Thompson St., Glastonbury; the Beaulieu-Lupacchino Gardens, 33 Comstock Road, Manchester; The Hebert Garden, 36 Still Field Road, Manchester; or Hosta Heaven, 66 Highwood Drive, Manchester. For more information visit www.opendaysprogram.org or call The Garden Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, 1-888-842-2442.