Glastonbury - posted Aug, 23 2013
GLASTONBURY - On Sunday, Sept. 8, explore three private gardens in Glastonbury, Canton and Meriden, open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservation required; rain or shine. Highlights include garden sculpture in a woodland setting, Japanese-inspired pond and waterfall, extensive container plantings, exotic and tropical plants, a white and gold garden, perennial and heather borders, and a purple greenhouse. Visitors may begin at any of the following locations: the Murray gardens, 576 Thompson St., Glastonbury, open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Marsted’s Garden of Whimsy, 125 Indian Hill Road, Canton, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or the garden of George Trecina, 341 Spring St., Meriden, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 per garden; free for children 12 and under.