Garden of Susan and Richard Kaminski

Garden of Susan and Richard Kaminski

Oxford, CT
Water feature, Garden structure/sculpture, Fruit/vegetables, Woodland/shade garden

Garden owner's description: All aboard! The OSP&C garden railway will be departing shortly. It is amazing what can happen to a landscape when a serious illness prevents gardening for several years. But we have worked very hard to recover as much as possible over the past few years. Sadly, some gardens were totally lost, but happily some survived and just needed help. New additions were also made, bringing smiles to our faces. The OSP&C (Old Swimming Pool & Compost) garden railroad was completely rebuilt and a large pergola was finished and landscaped. If the railroad is your final destination, be sure to not miss the perennial beds, fairy garden, and goldfish pond in front of the house. Then proceed past the rose and vegetable gardens to the backyard where there are more perennial beds. Pass into and through the pergola keeping an eye out for the old men chiseled into the stone wall.

Stop and visit the large goldfish pond; it should be easy to spot the fish but the frogs are more difficult as they are masters of camouflage. Stop at the gazebo to see some before and after photographs or go directly to the OSP&C by walking over the bridge or walk around the pond. Check out the various railroad scenes (a new trolley has just been added) and let your imagination go wild. We only ask one thing from our guests, please enjoy yourself. (Please note: trains will not be operating in the event of rain, and also not between noon to 1 p.m., to allow for battery recharging.)

Open Days 2021: Saturday, August 14
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

REGISTRATION
Members $5 per person; General admission $10. Children 12 and under free. 

 

  • This garden allows photography

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