Friday – Saturday, July 9 and 10, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Coastal Gardens Tour

The Rockport Garden Club presents its Coastal Gardens Tour, a tour of sixteen  private Rockport seaside gardens (ten stops), on Friday and Saturday, July 9 and 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Ten stops provide access, and each garden offers unique plantings and styles.  Most of the gardens are on the waterfront along Rockport’s spectacular coastline, while others feature ocean views.  Perennials, refreshments, and original art will be offered for sale at designated tour sites.  All proceeds will be used to maintain Rockport’s town gardens and to fund civic projects and scholarships.  This is a rain or shine event.  Admission is $25 in advance (call 978-546-5949).  Tickets may be purchased after June 1 at Toad Hall Bookstore, 51 Main Street, Rockport, at Pier & Main Gifts, 1 Main Street in Rockport, and on the week of the tour at the Visitor Information Booth, Main Street (Rte. 127).  For further information,  you may email Gretchen Anderson at, or log on to  The picture below was taken by Francine Crawford at last summer’s tour, which she and Jolinda Taylor attended.