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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Gardens

Southeastern PA has many lovely gardens and perennial farms open to the general public. Wedgwood Inn offers bed and breakfast lodging near all these flower shows rare plant auctions, perennial farms and plant sales.

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope
is a world - class Preserve on 135 acres. There are 1000 species of native Pennsylvania plants in a naturalistic setting. Open seven days a week year-round. Their website includes a Calendar of Events.  www.bhwp.org

Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens-Wintertur - two glorious du Pont family gardens,on over 1200 acres...  Internationally recognized.  www.LongwoodGardens.org.  Philadelphia Flower Show, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society www.theflowershow.com

Silver Lake Nature Preserve
Bucks County's "Silver Lake Nature Preserve" is home to rare and threatened animal and plant species including the Red Belly Turtle, Southern Leopard Frog, and the Maryland Meadow Beauty. Silver Lake Park - Coastal Plain Forest (465 acres)

Highlands Mansion and Gardens
A 44 acre historic site with a late 18th century Georgian Mansion and 2 acre formal garden with Gothic Revival Gardener's cottage and stone walls.  www.highlandshistorical.org

Grounds for Sculpture
 A 35-acre sculpture park and museum located on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds. Grounds For Sculpture's landscaped grounds and historic, renovated buildings feature changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.  www.groundsforsculpture.org

Hortulus Farm Nursery and Gardens
Founded by Renny Renolds, it is a 100 acre, 18th Century farmstead and nursery operation, located just outside of New Hope.  www.hortulusfarm.com

Paxson Hill Farm in rural New Hope
is a hidden treasure of 100 plus acres of annuals, perenials, herbs, vegetables, tropicals, shrubs, vines, pond plants and exotic fish.....amid formal gardens, a maze and Llamas, turkeys and peacocks!  www.paxsonhillfarm.com  Owner Bruce Gangawer is a Horticulturalist.  Open t/o the week.

The Lavender at Carousel Farm, also located in rural New Hope,
features 100 + acres and historic buildings surrounded by lavender fields.  Harvested in May and June, the smell is spectacular!  They make a lot of their own products from their organically grown Lavendar and have a small gift shop within  a c. 1760 stone outbuilding.  Open on Saturdays to the public from 9 - 5 pm.  (Innkeeper Dinie leads private tours for small groups at times too.)  www.CarouselFarmLavender.com