CENTERS & HERBARIES
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The area code for all numbers listed is 860.
414 Nott Hwy./Rte. 74 (860)429-1166
Shop in barn. Everlastings & cornhusk flowers, gifts. Custom arrangements
for interiors & weddings. Gardens to explore. Plants for sale. Hours:
Aug. 4 - Jan. 10: Wed.-Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM; Sun. noon - 5 PM, or by appointment.
Greenhouse & Florist
151 Providence Rd./Rte. 6 (860)779-9377
"Sister greenhouse" to Canterbury location. Annuals, perennials,
herbs, garden center, greenhouse, gift shop, display gardens and pond.
Christmas shop. Hours: Apr. - Dec. Mon.-Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM; Sun. 10 AM -
My Neighbor's Garden
85 Maynard Road (1 mile from jct. Rtes. 12 & 205) (860)774-4250
A friendly, helpful home nursery featuring new and old varieties of healthy
perennials, herbs and shrubs. Display gardens. Created by Judy Doyle.
Hours: Apr., May, June: Tue.-Thu. 10 AM - 6 PM, Fri.-Sun. 10 AM - 5 PM.
Hart's Farm Greenhouse
102 Westminster Rd./Rte. 14 (860)546-6541
Full service florist, garden center and greenhouses. Christmas shop. Flower
delivery. Gift shop. Dried flowers. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM; Sun.
10 AM - 5 PM.
54 Hennequin Rd. (off Rte. 66) (860)228-0244
Four acres of perennial gardens. Over 1,000 species displayed and sold.
Bookings taken for weddings, pictures, tours, and other events. Hours:
May - July: Wed.-Sun. 9 AM - 6 PM; Aug. & Sept. by chance.
Edmondson's Farm, Florist,
Greenhouses & Gift Shops
2627 Boston Tpke./Rte. 44 (860)742-6124
200+ herb varieties; quality annuals, perennials. Florist/Teleflora. Visit
several herb display gardens, gift shops. Specializing in personalized,
friendly service. Hours: Daily 9 AM - 6 PM.
Red Goose Farm & Gardens
Goose Ln. (off Rte. 44) (860)742-9137
Historical garden lectures with afternoon tea and garden tour. Heirloom
seeds, garden antiques, and floral collections. Hours: Thu.-Sat. 11 AM
- 5 PM; Sun. by appointment.
South River Herb Shop
& Education Center
140 South River Rd. (off Rte. 31) 1-800-742-0631, (860)742-1258
Herbal supplies for the budding enthusiast to the master herbalist. Year-round
classes, teaching gardens, herbs, teas, natural skin and body care, gifts,
books. Opening May 1999. Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10 AM - 4 PM; Sun.-Tue. by appointment.
Still River Flower Farm
30 Old Colony Rd. (860)974-0719 (1/4 mile north of Rte. 44, Phoenixville)
Hardy flowering perennials and shrubs, ornamental trees and grasses, native
plants for naturalized plantings, colorful display gardens, expert landscape
design, and on-site consulting services. Hours: Sat. & Sun. 9 AM -
5 PM; weekdays by appointment.
Variegated Foliage Nursery
245 Westford Rd. (860)974-3951 firstname.lastname@example.org
Over 1,300 varieties of variegated, perennials, shrubs, trees, and vines. We have over 15,000 sq. ft. of display gardens and hundreds of plants you have never seen before and a lovely wooded picnic grove to enjoy. Hours: Wed.-Fri. 12 PM - 6 PM; Sat. & Sun. 10 AM - 6 PM. G12
Woodland Trails Wildflower
32 Ashford Rd. (860)974-2300
Specializing in native North American plants for your gardens. Demonstration
gardens. Guided nature walks on the trails. Hours: Thu.-Sun. 10 AM - 6
PM; open Mon. holidays.
Nutmeg Flower Farm
167 Drain St. (off Rte. 6) (860)455-0623
Established rural nursery offering perennial and herb plants, and practical
gardening advice. "Let the gardens begin." Hours: Apr.-June: Daily 9 AM
- 5 PM; July-Sept: Wed.-Sun. 9 AM - 5 PM; closed Mon.&Tue. after July.
141 North St. (off Rte. 12, Danielson) (860)774-8038
Wander through 7 enchanted greenhouses overflowing with tropical plants
and more. Since 1892, all who cross our threshold experience beauty and
tranquility. Hours: Feb. 15 - June 30: Mon.-Fri. 9 AM - 4 PM; Sat. 9:30
AM - 6 PM; Sun. 11 AM - 4 PM. July 1 - Feb. 14: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM - 4 PM;
Sun. 11 AM - 4 PM.
338 Prospect St./Rte. 14 (Moosup) (860)564-2804 or 564-2949
Full-service florist, garden center, and greenhouses. Gift shop. Daily
delivery service. Family-owned and operated for four generations. FTD.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8 AM - 5 PM; Sun. 9 AM - 3 PM (seasonal).
A Cottage Garden
39 Woodstock Rd. (860) 928-5636
(Near the Vanilla Bean, off Rt. 44 past the Harvest Restaurant) The Wilmot’s
home nursery featuring a selection of heirloom perennials & annuals. Also,
organically grown tomatoes and lettuces. Hours: Fri.-Sat. & Mon. 10 AM
– 4 PM; Sun. 12 PM – 5 PM.
589 Pomfret St./Rte. 169 (860)928-0009, email: email@example.com
(jct. Rtes. 97 & 44, opposite Vanilla Bean Cafe)
Unique herbal gift shop; books, garden accessories, bath products, wreaths,
jewelry and more. Demonstration gardens, year-round cooking/herbal classes.
Hours: Daily 10 AM - 5 PM; call for schedule of workshops.
Fort Hill Farms
260 Quaddick Rd. (1 mile east of Thompson Common) (860)923-3439
Browse through the farm¹s 60 perennial display gardens: beautiful nursery
with 1,000 varieties of hardy landscape plants. Pick-your-own strawberries
in June and July. Hours: Apr.-Oct.: Tue.- Sun. 9 AM - 6 PM; Mon. by appointment.
WILLIMANTIC / WINDHAM
Ladd's Garden Center
671 Windham Rd./Rte. 32 (S. Windham) (860)456-4340
This full-service garden center, specializing in perennials, annuals and
herbs is known as the area¹s water gardening headquarters.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM; Sun. 10 AM - 5 PM. Jan. & Feb.: closed
Sun. & Mon.
Garden Gate Florist
260 Rte. 171 at the Livery Shops (S. Woodstock) (860)928-0571
A shop that combines beautiful florals, seasonal plants and garden accessories
with fine gifts and antiques. Purveyors of Crabtree & Evelyn Toiletries.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM - 5 PM; Sun. 11 AM - 4 PM.
Resourceful Judith Designs,
Nursery, & Gardens
486 Rte. 169 (Next to The Inn at Woodstock Hill) (860) 928-4421
75 varieties of hardy shrub roses, unusual garden ornaments and tufa troughs.
Our gardens were featured in Fine Gardening, Better Homes and Country
Home magazines. Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 10 AM – 5 PM; Sun. 12 PM – 5 PM. D16
Windy Acres Florist &
Rte. 171 (across from fairgrounds) (860)928-0554
Country florist and greenhouse with house plants, annuals, perennials
and herbs; seasons¹ shop with garden ornaments, clay pottery, and unusual
gifts. Hours: Daily 9 AM - 5 PM.
Getaway Gardens Weekend
- May 4, 5, & 6 2001
Tours, demonstrations and lectures are hosted by garden shops, nurseries
and horticultural centers in the Quiet Corner during the first weekend
in May. Give your garden a boost this year! Call for a detailed brochure