Connecticut Gardens

Dinosaur State Park Arboretum

Rocky Hill, Connecticut Dinosaur State Park Arboretum Located at one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America is the Dinosaur State Park Arboretum.  The “arboretum of evolution” contains more than 250 species and cultivars of conifers, as well as katsuras, ginkgoes, magnolias and other living representatives of plant families which appeared in the […]

Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden

Woodbury, Connecticut Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden Come experience 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. In 1926, the famed English horticultural designer Gertrude Jekyll, widely […]

Highstead Arboretum

Redding, Connecticut Highstead Arboretum Features thirty-six acres of woodland, meadow, and wetland, ranging in elevation from 640 feet to almost 800 feet. There’s a self-guided native tree and shrub walk, an extensive collection of laurels, and fourteen species of deciduous azaleas. The timber-frame barn (pictured) houses a lecture room, reference library, herbarium, and propagation greenhouse […]

The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Stamford, Connecticut The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens A 64-acre nature preserve, the property was once home to noted tree expert, Dr. Francis Bartlett. It’s a unique arboretum containing thousands of plants, including several “champion” trees – the largest of their species in the area. It also houses a large permanent collection of plants from around […]