Rhode Island Gardens

Bristol: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Bristol, Rhode Island Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum Blithewold’s 33 acres overlook Bristol Harbor and Narragansett Bay. The sweeping 10-acre lawn stops at the water’s edge and is the perfect setting for more than 1500 trees and shrubs that grow along its borders. There are nearly 300 different kinds of woody plants in the collection, […]

Kingston: Heber W Youngken Jr Medicinal Plant Garden

Kingston, Rhode Island Heber W Youngken Jr Medicinal Plant Garden The Garden functions as an educational display of medicinal plants herbs and spices and also as a conservatiory source of standard specimens. [ info ]

Portsmouth: Green Animals Topiary Garden

Portsmouth, RI Green Animals Topiary Garden In a small country estate in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, overlooking the Narragansett Bay, there’s a garden with an abundance of plants as well as wild animals – including elephants and bears.Green Animals Topiary Garden, the oldest topiary garden in the United States, displays more than 80 pieces of topiary […]

Providence: Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

Providence, Rhode Island Roger Williams Park Botanical Center New England’s largest public indoor display garden is open and welcoming visitors. The Conservatory and greenhouses encompass approximately 12,000 square feet.Construction of the outdoor gardens is slated for spring 2007. Open Tuesday – Sunday. [ info ]

Providence: Southside Community Land Trust

Providence, Rhode Island Southside Community Land Trust Gardening for food is not a new concept, but the public seemed to lose interest in home vegetable gardens for a long time. Today, the urban agriculture movement is growing through endeavors such as the Southside Community Land Trust whose mission it is to provide access to land, […]

Warwick: Westbay Farm

Warwick, Rhode Island Westbay Farm For the past five years, Westbay Community Action in Warwick, RI has been farming a 2-acre community garden to grow food to supplement their food pantry and food programs for low income residents. Produce grown at the farm helps feed approximately 3,000 households per growing season.This year they’re starting a […]