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New England Regional

New England Public Gardens of Note

March-April 2013

Roseland Cottage's manicured look

Roseland Cottage's manicured look

Photograph courtesy of Roseland

Gardens at Smith College

Gardens at Smith College

Photograph courtesy of Smith College

Walkable mazes at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Walkable mazes at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Photograph by Barbara Freeman/Coastal Maine Botanic Garden

Paramecium Pond at Wellesley College

Paramecium Pond at Wellesley College

Photograph courtesy of Wellesley College

Tower Hill Botanical Garden

Tower Hill Botanical Garden

Photograph courtesy of Tower Hill Botanical Garden

Moon gate at Naumkeag

Moon gate at Naumkeag

Photograph by R. Cheek/Naumkeag

Chestnut Rose at Blithewold

Chestnut Rose at Blithewold

Photograph courtesy of Blithewold

Additional public gardens to note around New England: 

 

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden
Seal Harbor, Maine
207-276-3330
http://rockgardenmaine.wordpress.com

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Bristol, Rhode Island
401-253-2707
www.blithewold.org

The Botanic Garden at Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts
413-585-2740
www.smith.edu/garden

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay, Maine
207-633-4333
www.mainegardens.org

Garden In The Woods
Framingham, Massachusetts
508-877-7630
www.newfs.org

The Glebe House
Woodbury, Connecticut
203-263-2855
www.theglebehouse.org

Naumkeag
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
413-298-3239
www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/berkshires/naumkeag.html

Roseland Cottage
Woodstock, Connecticut
860-928-4074
www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/roseland-cottage/roseland-cottage

Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Boylston, Massachusetts
508-869-6111
www.towerhillbg.org

Wellesley College Botanic Gardens
Wellesley, Massachusetts
781-283-3094
http://new.wellesley.edu/wcbg