Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 888-842-2442.
The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program explores Litchfield County gardens. All are open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Brush Hill Gardens— Charles Raskob Robinson and Barbara Paul Robinson Description Take a virtual tour of Brush Hill Gardens on www.brushhillgardens.com for a preview of many different areas, including the Moon Garden planted in yellows and purples, the Rose Walk, the Peony and Wheelbarrow Borders, the Serpentine Garden with its garden folly, and up through the Arch into the Woodland Walk with its series of cascading pools and rills. Each area is adorned with structures designed and built by Charles. The garden has been featured in many articles and books, including Rosemary Verey's book, The Secret Garden, and HGTV's "A Gardener's Diary." Barbara's new biography, Rosemary Verey: The Life and Lessons of a Legendary Gardener, will be available. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 At the request of the Garden Host, directions to this garden are provided through the Open Days Directory, at other gardens open on this date, or by calling the Garden Conservancy office toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1-888-842-2442.