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Hollister House Garden

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Amazing Garden in Litchfield

It may not be large or well-known, but the Hollister House Garden in Washington, CT is definitely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bronxville, New York
Beaty at its Best

We were part of a garden club tour. The place is a classic English estate garden like you find at... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Pepperell, Massachusetts
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2 weeks ago
“Amazing Garden in Litchfield”
20 Aug 2017
“Beaty at its Best”
A CLASSIC GARDEN in the English manner, with a loosely formal structure, informally planted in generous abundance situated in the Litchfield hills of northwestern Connecticut. Hollister House Garden, a non-profit corporation, is one of only 16...more
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300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT 06793-1614
+1 860-868-2200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may not be large or well-known, but the Hollister House Garden in Washington, CT is definitely worth a visit by anyone interested in gardens. It's an old fashioned garden in the manner of English gardens, and is both formal and informal in its structure....More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were part of a garden club tour. The place is a classic English estate garden like you find at the Biltmore Estate in Ashville NC. It is amazing. The owner George is passionate about his gardens and the beauty shows. Rare and unusual plants,...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I was very fortunate to be part of a special tour led by owner George Schoellkopf and his cat, Evita. The gardens are truly exquisite and well-maintained by a sole gardener. Be sure to see the picture in the welcome shed of the property before...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Limited public viewing hours: 2-5 Fridays and 10-4 Saturdays ; be sure to check ahead or events that may affect attendance. Water features enhance displays. Trees and plantings of many genres. Stone steps and other uneven ground features. Absolutely delightful. Butterflies and bees and birds...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visited on a quiet Saturday morning. Many stone pathways lead you from one quaint garden to the next, each of different shape and size and a great variety of flowers and plants to view. There is a stream running through the property that then...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Hollister House Garden is a must-see garden if visiting NW Connecticut. Stroll through the series of garden rooms densely planted with every shade of green. Walk by the river and on the lawns. You may see the resident beaver in the river. A peaceful and...More

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Pamela M, Director at Hollister House Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

All gardeners professional and lay persons can be inspired by this iconic house and garden property.

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HHGarden, Executive Director at Hollister House Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

So pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again when we open for the season.

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