Open Days Program Garden Tour - Berkshire & Columbia County

Explore four private and public gardens in Austerlitz, Canaan, and Spencertown, NY & Richmond, MA open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Highlights include extensive topiary creations, a collection of poisonous plants, a one-acre native meadow/prairie, a hydrangea allée, a lavender garden contained within a raised hornbeam hedge, and the public gardens at Steepletop, Pulitzer-prize winning poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home. Begin at Rockland Farm, 180 Stony Kill Road, Canaan, or see website for additional locations; hours vary. No reservations required; rain or shine. Admission is $7 per private garden; children 12 & under free. For More Information: See www.opendaysprogram.org or call The Garden Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, 1-888-842-2442.