Scarborough Garden Club 2013 Summer Solstice Garden Tour
Starts: Jun 22 2013 - 9:00am
Ends: Jun 22 2013 - 4:00pm
1/2 mile down from Route l Oak Hill area
Scarborough, ME 04074
Scarborough Garden Club Summer Solstice Garden Tour. Held rain or shine. 9am-4pm. Eight gardens.
Advance tickets available June 1, 2013. $15 while they last: Ace Hardware Oak Hill Scarborough and Ace Hardware Dunstan Corner, Shirley's Hallmark Hannaford Plaza Oak Hill Scarborough, Highland Ave. Greenhouses Scarborough, O'Donal's Nursery Gorham, Broadway Gardens South Porltland, Me. Tickets will be $20 day of the tour available while they last at the Historic Hunnewell House, Black Point Road Scarborough, Me. 1/2 mile down from Route l Oak Hill area.
Selected gardens on the tour features: A 30 ft. waterfall designed and installed by the home owner, an ocean inlet view garden, a garden that was mainly beach sand and grass transformed into a garden bursting with colorful perennials, including some uncommon selections, a troublesome hillside area with grass that has been removed and replanted with many groundcovers and blooming perennials and also a very large raised bed to solve a soggy area, a garden with many different theme gardens and places to explore, a peaceful garden to relax, a garden featuring a fountain and large specialty plants, a heavy shade garden with many collectable specimen plants and decorated with many gazebos built by the homeowner and placed around the property, and a garden and house that has undergone a huge transformation with a creative selections of plants and flowering shrubs.
Tour starts at the Historic Hunnewell House on Black Point and Winnocks Neck Road. Signs will direct you to each garden.