September 14, 2018

Late Summer Garden Tours at Skylands

As many of you know, every now and then I enjoy opening my gardens for private walking tours at both my Bedford, New York farm and at my beloved home in Seal Harbor, Maine.

Not long ago, I agreed to two late summer walks at Skylands - one for a group from the Berkshire Botanical Gardens in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and the other for volunteers from the Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth, Maine. Unfortunately, because of my busy work schedule back in New York, I was not able to join the tours, but my gardeners, Mike Harding and Wendy Norling, guided the walks through the wooded paths, sunny terraces and gardens. Cheryl Dulong keeps me updated by sending photographs from time to time, and she just sent me this selection of images showing some of the beautiful flowers that were blooming during the tours. This season, there are many dahlias, zinnias and rudbeckias - so much color and beauty.

Enjoy these photos.