Nature/Outdoors

Editor's Pick A Picnic Lunch at Blendon Hall, June 15, O. Lyme

A Picnic Lunch at Blendon Hall, June 15, O. Lyme; Friday, June, 15, 2012

Friday  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.

Location:
Private estate
P.O. Box 324
Lyme, CT 06371

Cost:
$50

Contact:
860-443-2896 x901
www.cfapress.org

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