Calendar & Events

Zinnia 'Queen Red Lime'
Zinnia ‘Queen Red Lime’

2020 Calendar & Holiday Schedule

The nursery, garden and gift shop will be open from early May to mid-September, 10-5 Wednesday through Sunday. A big schedule change is that we are now CLOSED on BOTH Mondays and Tuesdays, except for prepaid pickup orders.

The Tea Room is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, through September 13.

Friends,

Due to the current health situation, there may be continuing changes to our schedule and retail business operation this season, so please check back here, or call us to ask. Better yet, sign up for our email list on the website, and we’ll send you updates. Visitors are asked to wear face coverings, as we do, and maintain physical distance of at least 6 ft. Thanks in advance for your patience! 

Curbside pickup is also available, just email or call Rachel to assemble your plants. You will be able to pay your bill online, by calling 472-5104, or by check. 

May 2, Saturday – Nursery and greenhouse are open for the regular season.

May 10, Sunday – Mother’s Day Tea – was ‘to go’ only this year.

May 25, Memorial Day Monday hours – Nursery is open 10-2:00. Yes, still open 10-2.

June 5, Friday- Starting today, Scones, Cakes and Jam will be available for pickup. See the Tea Page for more info.

June 14, Sunday – Free Sunday Garden Tours start today,  and will take place every Sunday through August 9, at 1 pm.

July 3, Tea Room  & Gift Shop are now Open – Tea hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11-3:00, by reservation. Gift Shop is open the same three days, from 10-5, or by appointment.

July 4, Independence Day, Saturday– Nursery and Tea Garden are open.

September 6 : Open full schedule for both the tea room and nursery.

September 13 : Last open day for the tea room.

September 20, Sunday– Last scheduled open day for Nursery and Shop. Thereafter we are open by chance or appointment, and generally are here when the weather is fair – but it is best to call first.

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2020 Events

Mother’s Day Tea, May 10, 11-4:00   There will be a special menu for the day, and complimentary flowers for every mum. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Cancelled, but we are offering scones, jam and cake for takeout – please contact us to order.

May 16 – Wild and Woodland Plant Identification Walk  (8:30-10:00 am)– A relaxed stroll along the field edge, into the woods and then down to the Lamoille River, identifying wild plants and trees along the way. Repeats June 13. Free, but reservations are required. Cancelled

Free Sunday Garden Tours at 1:00 pm.   From June 14 to August 9, 2020. Tours last around 45 minutes. No charge. (Tours are daily at 1:00 pm during the Phlox Fest)  On-going for the summer.

June 13 – Wild and Woodland Plant Identification Walk  (8:30-10:00 am)– See description for May 16. Free, but please contact us to reserve a spot.

Father’s Day Tea, June 21, 11:30-4:00   Croquet will be set up on the lawn, and there will be complimentary boutonnieres or flowers for dads. Reservations recommended. Cancelled.

August 1 to August 16, 2020, the 18th Annual Phlox Fest (Still scheduled!)

Always held for two weeks in late July and early August when hundreds of Phlox will be in bloom. Daily garden tours at 1:00 pm with Rachel or guest speaker. Cutflower display of Phlox cultivars. Door prizes. All events are free. See the Phlox Fest page for details.

Geraniums on the Porch
Geraniums on the Porch