Cricket Hill Garden

670 Walnut Hill Road, Thomaston, CT 06787.

(860) 283-1042. Fax: (860) 283-5508. Cricket Hill Garden specializes in peonies as well as unusual edible plants for the landscape. Visit in May and June to see the peonies in bloom. Potted plants available throughout the season. All plants and produce are grown organically in accordance with CT NOFA's Farmers Pledge.

Hollister House Garden

300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT 06793.

(860) 868-2200. (860) 868-2200. Hollister House Garden is an intimate formal garden in the English style. Dramatically situated on a gently sloping hillside behind a charming 18th century farmhouse, the garden is planted profusely with both familiar and exotic species. Various separate "rooms" are defined by walls and hedges.

James S. Hosking Nursery, Inc. - Red Barn Gift Shop

114 Porter Street, Watertown, CT 06795.

(860) 274-8889. Fax: (860) 274-1949. Serving Western CT since 1891, the area's most unique blend of nursery, water garden supplies, gifts, Amish furniture, bird supplies, and drilled natural stone fountains. Featuring CT's largest display of indoor and outdoor water gardens. Landscape design, sales, and installation. Water garden seminars. Friendly, expert advice.

Kent Greenhouse and Garden Center

30 South Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

Rte. 7; 1/8 mi. south of Rte. 341, Kent, CT 06757. (860) 927-3480. Celebrating our 42nd year as the area's largest gardening resource and principal design firm. Spectacular offerings of annuals & perennials, essential gardening supplies, and fabulous garden accessories. Specializing in quality nursery stock from select shrubs to landscape-sized trees. Featuring blooming gardens, seasonal planters, and holiday displays; and our wonderful Christmas Shop. Open daily 9-5:30 Mar.-Dec.

Lauray of Salisbury

432 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT 06068.

Phone: (860) 435-2263. Ooffers an outstanding selection of unusual indoor plants. Specializing in Orchids - Cacti - Succulents - Begonias - Gesneriads. Open by appt. Call ahead to avoid disappointment. 

Litchfield Hills Nursery, Inc.

393 Torrington Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

Rte. 202.  (860) 567-9374. Since 1948 the areas most complete garden center! Exceptional varieties of annuals and perennials, Heirloom vegetables and herbs, Organic Gardening supplies, Quality trees, shrubs and roses. Barlow Tyrie Teak Garden Furniture, Unique Statuary, Fountain and Container selections, Bird feeders and food. Come visit the areas most unique and complete Christmas Shop (Sept.-Dec.). Open 7 days a week.

Litchfield Horticultural Center LLC

258 Beach Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-3707. (Rte. 202 to Milton Rd., 1st right onto Beach St., 2 mi. on right). A retail nursery displaying hundreds of fine quality trees, shrubs, unusual annuals & perennials and elegant display gardens. A knowledgeable staff offers design, installation & maintenance services for all your landscape needs. Truly a destination stop! Open April – Nov. Mon.-Sat. 9-4 & Sun. by appt.

White Flower Farm

167 Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

Rte. 63, (3 1/2 miles south of Litchfield Center). (860) 567-8789. Unique nursery resource specializing in perennials, shrubs, bulbs, and specimen plants. Our retail store is surrounded by several acres of glorious display gardens. Open April – October, 9 5, seven days a week.