Worcester County, MA Open Day

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Sun, Jun 2, 2019
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

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.

GARDEN EXTRAS at Swift River Farm: Karen Perkins of Garden Vision Epimediums in Phillipston, MA, Helen O’Donnell of The Bunker Farm in Dummerston, VT, and Amy Olmsted from VT who raises mostly interesting woodland plants and Primulas will be selling choice plants.

DIGGING DEEPER at Swift River Farm: 4 p.m.: The Making of a Meadow Garden at with Bruce Lockhart and Helen O'Donnell at Swift River Farm, Petersham, MA

  • Salander
    Sun 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM • 45 Sessions Road. Hardwick, MA, 1037

    The garden is a series of perennial beds that were developed, somewhat haphazardly, over a period of five or six years starting in 1992. The property slopes down to a small pond where…

  • Brigham Hill Farm
    Brigham Hill Farm
    Sun 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM • 128 Brigham Hill Road. North Grafton, MA, 01536

    This 225-year-old Colonial house and barn was purchased in 1975 by the present owners. It consists of twenty acres of fields and gardens...

  • Rorer & Buell Gardens
    Rorer & Buell Gardens
    Sun 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM • 16 Oliver Street. Petersham, MA, 01366

    Set among hayfields and great expanses of lawn on an old dairy farm, Abigail Rorer and Charles Buell have organized many choice plants, along with beloved if more common varieties…

  • Swiftriver Farm
    Swiftriver Farm
    Sun 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM • 27 Nichewaug Road. Petersham, MA, 01366

    A woodland grade screens the house from the road and continues along the north side of the house filled with spring ephemerals and ending in a small collection of tree peonies...

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Digging Deeper: The Making of a Meadow Garden

Sun, Jun 2 | Petersham, MA

Digging Deeper: The Making of a Meadow Garden

with Bruce Lockhart & Helen O'Donnell