A Picnic Lunch at Blendon Hall, June 15, O. Lyme
TIME: 11:00 am
to 2:00 pm
Spend a lovely day on a spectacular 16-acre estate in Lyme designed in 1902 by architect Charles Platt. Meet Lily Gamboa O’Boyle, a native of the Philippines and author of the book Tropical Plants in the Philippines, who will share her horticultural expertise in a multimedia presentation. Afterward, enjoy a catered boxed lunch amid the gardens and explore the grounds, which include a traditional English-style maze, a sunken garden, a bamboo grove, an herb garden, a boxwood parterre, a rose garden, and commanding views of the Connecticut River; $50; (860) 443-2896 x901.
P.O. Box 324
Lyme, CT 06371