New London County, CT Open Day

New London County, CT Open Day

Stone Acres Farm. Photo: Kathy Fowler

Sat, Aug 25 
10:00 AM

*There is an additional garden open in nearby Washington County, RI on this date; see their listing below. Hours vary.

Admission to this garden is $7 for members and nonmembers without tickets purchased in advance.

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.

Digging Deeper program: Ellen Biddle Shipman Book-signing with Judith Tankard at Stone Acres Farm. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In the historic gardens at Stone Acre Farm, join landscape historian and Garden Conservancy Fellow Judith Tankard for a signing of her latest book, Ellen Shipman and the American Garden. In the 1920s and 1930s, Shipman was a famous landscape architect who designed hundreds of gardens, including sixty in Connecticut. She was known for her labor-intensive flower borders as well as charming water features and garden sculpture. Judith has also written books on Beatrix Farrand and Gertrude Jekyll.  She is an Open Days Regional Representative and Garden Host on Martha’s Vineyard. Cash or checks only will be accepted for book sales.

Digging Deeper event! "Natural is for Wimps: Training Plants into Extraordinary Shapes," with Louis Raymond; 3:30 & 5:00 p.m. Registration details here.

  • Stone Acres Farm
    Stone Acres Farm

    A century-old boxwood hedge a quarter of a mile long, rose arbors, and a perennial cutting garden are highlights of this old-fashioned garden...

  • Garden of Louis Raymond and Richard Ericson
    Garden of Louis Raymond and Richard Ericson

    This is landscape-designer Raymond's own garden; it's all about explorations, whims, and manias...

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Join us for Digging Deeper with Louis Raymond

Saturday, August 25 at 3:30 PM & 5 PM: Natural is for Wimps—Training Plants into Extraordinary Shapes in Hopkinton, RI

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