Descriptions, photos, and information about gardens in Connecticut that are routinely open to the public, regardless of whether or not they are publicly or privately owned.

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Bartlett Arboretum
91-acre nature preserve located in North Stamford, open year-round to visitors and students of natural history and horticulture. Includes information on walking tours, trails and habitats, and notable trees.
Bates-Scofield House
Darien historical home includes an herb garden with over 30 varieties of herbs used during the 18th century and over 20 varieties of historical roses.
Beardsley Zoological Gardens
52 acre facility offering wildflower beds, natural ponds, green trails and hummingbird gardens.
Bushnell Park
America's first public park provides its history and information on programs, historical monuments and notable trees in the park.
Connecticut College Arboretum
Public space that also serves as a living laboratory for degree programs at the college. Information includes programs, publications and plant collections.
Connecticut Gardens
Statewide listing provided by ilovegardens.com.
Connecticut's Historic Gardens
Photos and information on gardens maintained at historic sites around the state.
Edgerton Park Conservancy
18th century English style landscape garden emphasizing open space located in New Haven.
Garden of Ideas
Eight acres of marsh, woodland, meadow and vegetable plots located in Ridgefield.
Harkness Memorial State Park
Mansion and gardens in Waterford. Visitor information and brief history.
Hart House Gardens
Herb and other gardens at Saybrook historic house museum.
Highstead
Thirty-six acres of woodland, meadow, wetland and ledge in Redding, and home to special collections of mountain laurel and deciduous azaleas, as well as an herbarium and reference library.
Hill-Stead Museum
Art museum in a restored home containing collections of French Impressionist masterpieces. Set on a 152-acre hilltop estate, the museum grounds contain formal gardens and woodland walking trails. Located in Farmington.
Hollister House Garden
Classic English garden with loosely formal structure and informal plantings. Located in Washington in the Litchfield hills.
Keeler Tavern Museum & Garden House
Formal garden with brick walls, arched pathways and a reflecting pool with fountain.
Lee Memorial Garden
Woodland garden in New Canaan featuring spring blooming bulbs, ephemerals, ferns, herbaceous plants, and a collection of specimen azaleas and rhododendrons. Information about plant collections and visiting.
Marsh Botanical Garden at Yale University
News, events calendar and information that is located at the north end of the Yale University campus in New Haven.
Roseland Cottage
The two-acres surrounding this 1846 Gothic Revival summer retreat in Woodstock feature the only boxwood garden of its kind in the region. A parterre garden, set out in 1850, is the centerpiece of the landscape.
Sundial Gardens
Formal gardens include a pleached pear arbor, topiary garden and a knot garden. Also offers a tea house and gift shop. Located in Higganum.
Wickham Park Gardens
Includes an English and a Scottish garden, Italian shrine, Oriental garden, a cabin garden, lotus and wetland gardens, and a rhododendron garden. Located in Manchester.
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