Daily Archives: July 1, 2012

Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Ripples: A Self-Guided Pond Tour for Healing

The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, a healing environment for those experiencing cancer, invites you to Ripples: A Self-Guided Pond Tour for Healing, on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 – 22, from 10 – 4.  There will be two distinctive tours featuring breathtaking waterscapes throughout Central and Southern Middlesex County.  The cost is $25 per tour book – one tour book for each tour admits one.  All proceeds directly benefit the amazing work of the Garden.  Tour Map Books will be available beginning July 1 at The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road in Harvard, Massachusetts, and at Russells Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Road in Wayland.

Wednesday, July 18, 7:30 pm – The Gardens of Chanticleer

In recognition of the contributions of Lisina and Frank Hoch, the Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury has established an annual lecture in their honor focusing on great American gardens. They are pleased to welcome William (Bill) Thomas, director of Chanticleer, located in Wayne, Pennsylvania as the inaugural speaker on Wednesday, July 18, beginning at 7:30 pm. Chanticleer, a pleasure garden, is the most creative garden in America. The garden is visually and sensually exciting; filled with artistic spaces full of inspiring plant combinations, magnificent container plantings, and the artistry of the garden’s staff from woodworking to stone carving to metalworking. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how this spectacular garden continues to evolve.  $10/$5 for PHA members. Generously sponsored by Heather Gardens. Register at www.pollyhillarboretum.org.