Gardening in New England is a favorite past-time during the warmer months. Despite unpredictable weather, even into May, many homeowners in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and beyond have stunning gardens. Get inspiration from the gardens below and start planning your own picture-perfect New England garden.


Ake View, Adirondack Chairs, Meadow Garden
Larry Weaner Landscape Associates
Glenside, PAMeadow MagicThis lakefront garden in Connecticut, designed by Larry Weaner, marries beauty with sustainability.
The Limestone Terrace
The LaurelRock Company
Wilton, CTRestoring BalanceAn award-winning landscape design gives equal weight to aesthetics and the environment at this Connecticut home.
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Calimesa, CATom Armstrong's Fishers Island HomeWhen Tom Armstrong's house burned down, the only thing left was the garden. Rebuilding was his chance to let the landscape come first.
Author Rosemary Harris's Connecticut garden
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Calimesa, CAAuthor Rosemary Harris's Connecticut GardenDead Head author Rosemary Harris shares pictures of her private garden.
Old Farm Nursery
Lakeville, CTLandscape Architect Judy Murphy's Connecticut Farm & NurseryQuit the rat race, move to the country, fix up a farmhouse, & spend your days running a nursery & garden design business. One designer's story.
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Calimesa, CALandscape Designer Joseph Keller's Connecticut LaboratoryA woodland gardener uncovers lessons in the shade at his childhood home in exurban Connecticut.
Glass House 3
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Calimesa, CAInspiration Point: Philip Johnson's Glass HouseHow a PBS documentary about Philip Johnson ended up serving as a lifelong inspiration for this landscape architects work.
Best Gardens Gallery
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Calimesa, CAModern Shaker Design in Westport, ConnecticutMid-century modern furniture highlights this traditional garden in Connecticut.
Garden of Curiosities, Photo Gallery
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Calimesa, CAGarden of CuriositiesFor Michael Trapp, old plus older equals new. See his antique finds & West Cornwall garden.


Entry Garden, Cambridge Garden
Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio
Saxtons River, VTModestly-Sized Garden Has Mighty Impact A tight, awkward space in Cambridge becomes a garden for relaxing and reflecting.
Color in Massachusetts
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Calimesa, CAMy Garden: Color in MassachusettsIn Natick, Massachusetts, seventeen miles west of Boston, Joyce Ahlgren Hannaford has created a garden that is a neighborhood landmark.
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Calimesa, CAHarvard University's Tanner FountainA fountain at Harvard University wins the 2008 ASLA Landmark Award.
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Calimesa, CALiving Legacy: Mount AuburnPacked with fascinating history and plants, America's first landscaped cemetery, outside Boston, is livelier than you'd think.

Rhode Island & New Hampshire

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Calimesa, CAMy Garden: Placing Art in the GardenOwners of Bedrock Gardens in Lee, New Hampshire, share 5 things to consider when adding art to the garden.
Sakonnet Rhode Island
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Calimesa, CAThe Well-Edited Garden: Sakonnet, Rhode IslandJohn Gwynne has been working on the one-acre Sakonnet Garden in Little Compton, Rhode Island for 30 years.
Topiary Garden, Rhode Island
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Calimesa, CABotanic Superlatives: Oldest Topiary GardenA Victorian-era menagerie still grows today, at an estate in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Green Animals Garden is the oldest topiary garden in the United States.

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