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- 91-acre nature preserve located in North Stamford, open year-round to visitors and students of natural history and horticulture. Includes information on walking tours, trails and habitats, and notable trees.
- Darien historical home includes an herb garden with over 30 varieties of herbs used during the 18th century and over 20 varieties of historical roses.
Beardsley Zoological Gardens
- 52 acre facility offering wildflower beds, natural ponds, green trails and hummingbird gardens.
- America's first public park provides its history and information on programs, historical monuments and notable trees in the park.
Connecticut College Arboretum
- Public space that also serves as a living laboratory for degree programs at the college. Information includes programs, publications and plant collections.
Connecticut's Historic Gardens
- Photos and information on gardens maintained at historic sites around the state.
Edgerton Park Conservancy
- 18th century English style landscape garden emphasizing open space located in New Haven.
- Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the park features a two and one-half acre rose garden with 800 varieties of roses. Calendar of workshops and events, gallery of photos from the park, map and driving directions.
Garden of Ideas
- Eight acres of marsh, woodland, meadow and vegetable plots located in Ridgefield.
Harkness Memorial State Park
- Mansion and gardens in Waterford. Visitor information and brief history.
Hart House Gardens
- Herb and other gardens at Saybrook historic house museum.
- Thirty-six acres of woodland, meadow, wetland and ledge in Redding, and home to special collections of mountain laurel and deciduous azaleas, as well as an herbarium and reference library.
- Art museum in a restored home containing collections of French Impressionist masterpieces. Set on a 152-acre hilltop estate, the museum grounds contain formal gardens and woodland walking trails. Located in Farmington.
Keeler Tavern Museum & Garden House
- Formal garden with brick walls, arched pathways and a reflecting pool with fountain.
- The two-acres surrounding this 1846 Gothic Revival summer retreat in Woodstock feature the only boxwood garden of its kind in the region. A parterre garden, set out in 1850, is the centerpiece of the landscape.
- Formal gardens include a pleached pear arbor, topiary garden and a knot garden. Also offers a tea house and gift shop. Located in Higganum.
The Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden
- Birthplace of the Episcopal Church in the New World and graced by the only extant American garden planned by England's most venerated designer. Located in Woodbury.
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