Jane Garmey

West Cornwall, CT
Open Days, Edibles, Water feature, Container gardens

An idiosyncratic garden surrounding an 1827 house that has evolved gradually over the past fifteen years and is bordered by traditional stone walls. Its main features are a narrow water rill enclosed by hornbeam hedging; two long beds, planted for drama and height with perennials, grasses, and annuals; a kitchen/picking garden created in the recessed space between two outbuildings; a terrace filled with container plants opening onto a boxwood gravel parterre; a formal arrangement of weeping cherry trees; and a bird house village that floats above a glade of giant Petasites.

Directions: From Route 7 take Route 128 through West Cornwall. Continue up hill and turn left onto Cream Hill Road. At first crossroads, turn right onto Cogswell Road. House is last one on the left, immediately before the Church.

Open Days 2020: June 20; September 13 - CANCELED
Hours: Noon to 4 p.m.

Admission to this garden is $10 per person and children 12 and under are free.

Don't forget to buy discounted admission tickets in advance. They can be used at most Open Days to make garden visiting easier.
Nonmembers get 6 visits for the price of 5 with advanced ticket book purchase
Members get 50% off ONLY by purchasing ticket books in advance

  • This garden allows photography
  • This garden is handicap-accessible

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