Entries from June 2009

Tropical Plants Back on the Patio

June 28, 2009

Tropical plants are really a delightful addition to  your summer patio.  In recent years they have become more prevalent and affordable.  Hybiscus, mandevilla, bougainvilla  and brugsmansia certainly are a mouthful!  But they are stunningly beautiful.  The flowers tend to be very bright and profuse.  They grow well in pots and are easy to care for. […]

Rooms and Blooms – A Terrific Success

June 24, 2009

Over 1,200 visitors toured the 13 properties highlighted in the Rooms and Blooms: A Mystic House and Garden Tour on June 20.  Despite the fog blanketing the river during the morning hours, the 13 gardens and 7 homes were at their loveliest.  The tour was an eclectic mix of large and small, old and new, professional and non-professional […]

Parking and Other Details on Rooms & Blooms

June 13, 2009

The easiest way to get to downtown Mystic is to take Exit 89 off I 95 (Allyn Street), and go south towards Mystic (I don’t know which direction you’re coming from, so it’s either a left or a right!).  You’ll go through a blinking red light to a stop light, which is Rte. 1.  Take […]

Cape Cod Life Article on Rooms and Blooms

June 11, 2009

    Mystic “Rooms and Blooms” Tour.  Appears in June 2009 issue of Cape Cod Life by Susan Dewey Mystic, Connecticut, attracts visitors to the world-renowned Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium. People are also drawn to the picturesque village center, which is filled with quaint shops, eclectic places to eat, and sea captains’ homes on […]