Field Trip–Chester and Far Hills

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Find Gardens to visit on Open Days

Even though I design gardens and landscapes every day for a living, I still love to discover other people’s gardens. Today, despite the gloomy forecast, I’m going to take advantage of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days in Morris and Somerset counties. I never know what discovery I’ll make or if I’ll even like the gardens I visit…usually there’s some tidbit that I find interesting or worthy of a quick sketch or photo, but sometimes the gardens are absolutely breathtaking.

The remnants of an Ellen Biddle Shipman garden in Lamington from a previous year’s visit

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2 Comments
  1. Millie

    I love to visit public and private “formal” gardens and experience the mood of the different spaces. Just don’t have the luxury of going to many–so meantime I can enjoy your pictures. Thanks for sharing your photos and your insight.

  2. Susan aka Miss. R

    You’re welcome Millie. There’s always gardens to visit, plants to trade, ideas to be had…even in your woods and fields. That’s where I’ve learned the most.

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