Suffolk County, NY Open Day

Suffolk County, NY Open Day

Garden of Marshall Watson - Photo Credit: Paul Sparks

Sat, Jun 3 
10:00 AM

Please note the hours for each garden differ on this date.

The Entwood Garden in Bridgehampton has been added to this date after publication of the 2017 Open Days Directory.

Admission to each private garden is $7. Don't miss a free bonus visit to Fireplace Farm in East Hampton!

Don't forget to buy discounted admission tickets in advance. They never expire and can be used at most Open Days to make garden visiting easier.

Additional activities on this date include:

Digging Deeper event! "The Art of Elegance—An Afternoon at Home with Marshall Watson." 4 p.m. To celebrate the publication of his first book, The Art of Elegance: Classic Interiors, interior designer and avid gardener Marshall Watson will spend the late afternoon with an intemate group, discussing his ideas while exploring his waterfront home both inside and out. Click here for registration details.

Family time Family Time—Bee Hotel Workshop at the garden of Edwina von Gal, 962-964 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 2 p.m.
Children and parents are then invited to make native bee hotels using upcycled and natural materials. Your family will learn about the importance of native pollinator populations and how to protect them in the spaces you own and visit. Materials will be provided. Garden admission is $7 per person and children 12 & under are free. There is no additional fee for this program, but registration is required and space is limited. Call 1(888) 842-2442 or email to register.

Experts in the Garden Experts in the Gardens! See additional details at each of the garden listings below. There is no additional fee for these programs.

Prfect Place Celebration at the garden of Edwina von Gal, East Hampton; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Q & A on toxin-free landscaping. Edwina and her colleagues from the nonprofit Perfect Earth Project—promoting toxin-free lawns and landscapes for the health of people, their pets, and the planet—will answer questions about toxin-free landscape maintenance. Edwina will also give personal tours of her own garden at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

At Fireplace Farm, East Hampton; 2 to 4 p.m. Farmer, kitchen garden designer, Farmers Market & CSA manager Paul Hamilton will share his wealth of hands-on growing expertise with fellow gardeners interested in fruit, veg and cut flowers, and answer questions about the farm, CSAs, and farmers markets.




  • Entwood Garden
    Entwood Garden

    This is an informal but structured seven acre, contoured landscape seeking to combine intimate gardens, intriguing plant, tree and rock specimens, welcoming habitats...

  • Fireplace Farm
    Fireplace Farm

    The two-acre Fireplace Farm is farmed by Paul Hamilton, who grows his own produce to sell and runs a CSA here.

  • Richard Kahn and Elaine Peterson
    Richard Kahn and Elaine Peterson

    Since 1977, we have explored the horticultural world through the transformation of a garden first planted in 1931 around a Tudor-style house...

  • Garden of Marshall Watson
    Garden of Marshall Watson

    Set on a bluff overlooking Gardiner’s Bay, this home maintains two gardens. One that is a thoroughfare for a large herd of hungry deer that faces punishing ocean winds and salt...

  • Edwina von Gal—Marsh House
    Edwina von Gal—Marsh House

    I am a landscape designer and environmentalist, my goal is to create beautiful gardens without synthetic chemicals....

  • Levy-Barnett Garden
    Levy-Barnett Garden

    My vision was a country garden that wouldn't feel suburban. There were two caveats: no lawn, no irrigation.

  • Pamela Harwood and Peter Feder
    Pamela Harwood and Peter Feder

    This all-organic garden, which has evolved over the last 27 years, is designed and entirely tended by its two self-taught owners...

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