The Colonial Garden evokes a time when man relied heavily on plants for his daily needs. This garden is filled with culinary, medicinal and ornamental plants from the colonial era. The design is reminiscent of a period garden with a formal layout and mixed plantings. Heirloom roses grow just outside the fence and face the canal.
Plants to look for:
Spring: Dogwood, Hollyhock, Lily of the Valley, Sweetshrub
Summer: Fennel, Rose, Verbascum
Fall: Hydrangea, Joe-Pye Weed
Winter: Boxwood, Rosemary