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10 Fabulous Maine Gardens You Need to See

Rose bush at one of the Maine gardensDuring your Maine getaway, make sure to check out these beautiful Maine gardens! From unique, native Maine plants to incredible Maine flowers, touring a handful of these gardens, will show you some of the beauty hiding throughout the state of Maine.

10 Most Beautiful Maine Gardens

  1. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
    As one of the many gorgeous gardens the state has to offer, this is a must see if you are seeking a garden filled tour. This garden features 35,000 bulbs guaranteed to brighten your day!
  2. Blaine House Gardens
    Located in Augusta, ME, the Blaine House has a lot to offer during their tours, especially the garden. The property offers two different gardens, The Shrub Garden and the New England Garden, as well as The Lawn, during their garden tour.
  3. Hamilton House Grounds
    This national historic landmark located in South Berwick, ME, is a destination for many. Built in 1785, there is a rich history following this home along with their beautiful garden.
  4. The Garden at Pineland Farms
    The Garden at Pineland Farms features one-acre of perennial, herb, and Maine vegetable gardens. With over 130 varieties of perennials, blueberry bushes, apple trees, espaliered pear trees, 6,000 flowering annuals, and an ornamental conifer bed, there is plenty to look at and enjoy during your visit.
  5. Pettengill Farm
    This farm is self-claimed as “a flower farm of distinction” and was established in 1792. Whether you’re just visiting or looking for Maine landscaping this farm has it all.
  6. McLaughlin Garden
    As the number one attraction in South Paris, ME, this is one garden you have to visit. Well known for hosting weddings and other outdoor events, this garden is beautiful and just waiting for a visit.
  7. Nickels-Sortwell House Gardens and Sunken Garden
    As one of the regions finest examples of high Federal-style architecture, the Nickels-Sortwell House is a must visit. One of America’s most prominent urban landscapers designed the gardens at this facility back in 1925. The sunken garden is a cellar hole that was purchased with the intention of creating a sunken garden.
  8. Perkins Arboretum
    With 128 acres of area to explore, you are guaranteed to enjoy your time at Perkins Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary.
  9. Pine Tree State Arboretum
    “To promote the knowledge and appreciation of Maine’s trees and other flora for people of all ages by offering opportunities for education, recreation, and inspiration,” the Pine Tree State Arboretum is the perfect place to stop by.
  10. The Rose Circle, Deering Oaks Park
    The original design of this garden was not intended to be a rose garden, but now it is one of 134 public rose gardens in the US which is allowed to preview the “All American Rose Selections” from the American Rose Society.

With the plethora of Maine gardens to visit, you’re bound to have an incredible trip. After exploring the many beautiful gardens around Maine, come back to Dockside Guest Quarters to relax and rejuvenate. Be sure to check out some of the other great things to do in York, MEWe look forward to booking your stay!