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Nantucket Garden Club Annual House and Garden Tour

Private Gardens Open for a Day

~ by Abigail Terres ~ When visitors round the bend of Brant Point Lighthouse, beginning their trip to Nantucket in August, there is no escaping the sweet smell of privet that is cast over the island. Daffodils, hydrangeas, privet, and more are natives to this island and in many opinions, …

Hadwin House

A “Main Event”

• by Sarah Teach • Every summer, the Nantucket Garden Club crafts a tour of some of the island’s most spectacular houses and gardens. Throughout the tour’s previous 58 years, visitors have ambled up Baxter Road and moseyed down Orange Street. “This year, we chose Main Street,” says House Tour …

Sussex Garden

A Rare View of Private Gardens

On Thursday, June 20, from 10 am to 4 pm, the public is invited to visit six private gardens on Nantucket Island, during the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.  Admission to each garden is $5.  The Open Day is rain or shine, and no reservations are required. A portion of …