Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour - New Haven County
Visit two private gardens in Meriden and Northford, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. Highlights include hundreds of container plantings, with a strong emphasis on striking color and textural contrasts with annuals, tropicals, and a wide array of succulents, fountains and other water features, many large specimen trees and shrubs, and a Japanese-style garden with a stone bridge. At 1 p.m., Garden Host George Trecina in Meriden will talk about the hows and whys of using tender plants in your garden. Begin at Reeds Gap West Residence, or see website for additional location.