Sat, Sep 14, 2019
*Please note: the Stone House Garden in Far Hills will not be open on this date, as listed in the 2019 Open Days Directory.
Admission to each private 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.
At Hay Honey Farm - 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Restoring Native Woodland Cover
Join Hay Honey Farm horticulturist Hilary Clayton for a walk through two woodlands, one fenced to exclude deer in 1991 and the other fenced in 2006, for a look at the ongoing process of re-establishing native plant covers in the age of invasive plant species, and some conversation about what’s worked, and what hasn’t.
At Bird Haven Farm - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ken Selody of Atlock Farm in Somerset, NJ, will be selling topiaries and other choice plants. Garden owner Janet Mavec will be selling her Orchard Jewelry inspired by Bird Haven Farm.
At Jardin des Buis - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sale of exceptional boxwood cultivars.
DIGGING DEEPER at Bird Haven Farm: 3 p.m.: Apples & Orchards - A Cider Party at Bird Haven Farm with Janet Mavec and Steve Zaikowski, Pottersville, NJ
- The Hay Honey Farm
Since 1989, the extensive gardens of The Hay Honey Farm have been carefully added to the landscape in a naturalistic manner...
Ellistan is situated in Essex hunt country with views of the surrounding open fields and hills. When Hank Slack and his first wife bought the property in the 1980s, they worked first with George Bletsil of Innocenti and Webel...
- Bird Haven Farm
Bird Haven Farm is a celebration of the vision and collector’s spirit of Janet Mavec and Wayne Nordberg...
- Jardin de Buis
The gardens and landscape are part of an ongoing project begun in 1992 as a complete renovation and expansion of an eighteenth-century dairy farm on thirty-five acres...