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Show-stopping views of Belfast Bay and mature gardens with meandering stone walkways are the eighth and final stop in Belfast Garden Club’s 2016 Open Garden Days on Friday, August 12.
The 23 John Robinson Way gardens of Kim Snyder Sterrs and Larry Sterrs – and their rolling lawn, perfect for a picnic – will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Show-Stopping Bay Views and Mature Gardens are Finale in Belfast Open Garden Days

By BelfastGardenClub on Aug. 05, 2016, at 11:44 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Home of Kim Snyder Sterrs and Larry Sterrs, 23 John Robinson Way, Belfast, 04915 For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org Show-stopping views of Belfast Bay and mature gardens with meandering stone walkways are the eighth and final stop in Belfast Garden …
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The home of professional gardener Emily Rogals and her husband, Paul Finden, at 387 High Street in Belfast will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, on Friday, July 29.

Professional gardener’s home sixth in Belfast Open Garden Days

By BelfastGardenClub on July 24, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
Friday, July 29, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Home of Emily Rogals and Paul Finden, 387 High Street, Belfast, 04915 For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org BELFAST — A professional gardener’s perennial beds, vegetable gardens and a woodland walk will be the sixth in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden …
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A wall of doors hide the in-ground swimming pool works at the Jones garden at 58 Cobb Road, which will be open to the public on Friday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Belfast country garden is fourth in Belfast Open Garden Days series

By BelfastGardenClub on July 11, 2016, at 7:43 a.m.
Friday, July 15, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Jones Garden, 58 Cobb Road, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org BELFAST — A playful country garden within the Belfast city limits is fourth in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, July 15. The Jones …
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A transformed Bayside cottage is third in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days on Friday, July 8. The shady acre at 37 George Street in Northport will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Shady Bayside Cottage Garden Third in Belfast Open Garden Days

By BelfastGardenClub on June 24, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
Friday, July 8, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Woolsey Garden, 37 George Street, Northport, Maine For more information: 207-323-2368; b A transformed Bayside cottage is third in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days on Friday, July 8. The shady acre at 37 George Street in Northport will be …
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Back yard of the Block property.

Water views and a lace to picnic in Belfast Garden Club’s second Open Garden Days

By BelfastGardenClub on June 19, 2016, at 10:45 p.m.
Friday, June 24, 2016 10 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Block House & Garden, 1485 Atlantic Highway, Northport, Maine For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org BELFAST — The second stop in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, June 24, will be at 1485 Atlantic Highway in Northport, …
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A mirror above a restored fireplace reflects one of the chandeliers that hangs in the high-ceilinged room. The first floor of the Stevenson home will be open to the public on Friday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., during the first in Belfast Garden Club's 2016 Open Garden Days series.

Restored house, formal garden first in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Day Series

By BelfastGardenClub on June 03, 2016, at 1:15 p.m.
Friday, June 17, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Days at Home & Garden of Tom and Alicia Stevenson, 58 Church Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 2073232368; BelfastGardenClub.org BELFAST — The Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days series will start 10 a.m.-4 p.m. …
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At the Belfast Garden Club's 2016 Green Thumb Plant Sale in the Belfast Boathouse.

Wrap-Up of 2016 Green Thumb Plant Sale in Belfast

By BelfastGardenClub on May 20, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
The Belfast Garden Club held its 2016 Green Thumb Plant Sale on Saturday, May 14, at the Belfast Boathouse. Co-chairs Mary Davis and Donna Busch said: “The 2016 Belfast Garden Club Plant Sale was a big success thanks to efforts of club members and the community. The Garden Club would …
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A customer at last year's Green Thumb Plant Sale in Belfast.

2016 Green Thumb Plant Sale Set for May 14 at Belfast Boathouse

By BelfastGardenClub on May 06, 2016, at 12:58 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial Street, Belfast, Maine (ME) For more information: 617-678-9807 ; BelfastGardenClub.org Spring is here and a popular sign of its arrival in the midcoast is the Belfast Garden Club’s 2016 Green Thumb Plant Sale set for Saturday, …
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A customer at last year's Green Thumb Plant Sale in Belfast.

Belfast Garden Club seeks donations for its Green Thumb plant sale

By BelfastGardenClub on April 09, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 617-678-9807 ; BelfastGardenClub.org BELFAST — Midcoast gardeners eager to start digging this spring are asked by the Belfast Garden Club to remember its annual Green Thumb plant sale set for …
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Jeff Nims removes bluebird hatchings in order to replace their nest with a clean, new one.

Talk by bluebird advocate on protecting fledglings from deadly blowflies

By BelfastGardenClub on April 09, 2016, at 10:32 a.m.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-930-3562; BelfastGardenClub.org BELFAST — Bluebird advocate Jeff Nims will give a free, public slide talk at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Belfast Free Library Abbott Room.Story continues …
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Caitlin Hunter of Appleton Creamery. Photo by Lily Piel.

Life at Appleton Creamery Topic of Free Talk

By BelfastGardenClub on Oct. 09, 2015, at 12:09 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 2073422231; BelfastGardenClub.org Caitlin Hunter will talk about life at Appleton Creamery at the Belfast Garden Club’s first monthly program of the season at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, in …
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The Hill house and gardens are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, August 21.

Harbor Views Inside, Elegant Beds Outside Are Finale on Belfast Garden Club Tour

By BelfastGardenClub on Aug. 19, 2015, at 11:52 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hill House & Gardens, 11 Footbridge Road, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org The public is invited to step inside a Belfast home with harbor views and stroll through meticulously kept gardens starring a wide variety of hostas and …
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The Gaines house, artist's studio and garden at 28 Race Street in Belfast are open to the public on Friday, August 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A Belfast Acre of Stonework, Art & Flowers Is Next on Garden Club’s Open Garden Tour

By BelfastGardenClub on Aug. 05, 2015, at 12:13 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Gaines Garden, 28 Race Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org The public is invited to step inside the house, artist’s studio and gardens of Tom and Alice Gaines in Belfast on Friday, August 14, from 10 a.m. to …
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Attention to detail was paramount as the Kriels built their house.

Open House and Lush Gardens Star In Belfast Garden Club’s Fifth Open Garden

By BelfastGardenClub on July 25, 2015, at 12:06 p.m.
Friday, July 31, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 122 City Point Road, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-323-2368; BelfastGardenClub.org For the first time, an open house will be on the tour in the Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days series.Story continues below advertisement. Theo and Liza Kriel invite …
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Gene Cartwright's house at  34 Townhouse Road in Lincolnville.

Lincolnville Double Bill in Open Garden Days Tour

By BelfastGardenClub on July 24, 2015, at 4:32 p.m.
A double treat awaits those who take the Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days tour of the Cartwright and Gould farms in Lincolnville on Friday, August 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gene Cartwright lives at 34 Townhouse Road. The former Manhattan architect “got tired of looking at the …
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Rani Howe's "birthday arbor" built for her 30th and rebuilt for her 50th.

Garden Club series offers visit to farm in Brooks

By BelfastGardenClub on June 19, 2015, at 10:42 a.m.
Friday, June 26, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Skyscraper Hill Farm, 131 Skyscraper Hill, Brooks, ME For more information: 2073232368; BelfastGardenClub.org BROOKS | A sweeping view of Maine’s only certified organic Christmas tree farm, and Mount Cadillac in the distance, are offered at Jack and Rani Howe’s …
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Margie Spencer-Smith as a child in England, already trying to use a spade.

Russian Kiwi and Peonies Await Visitors At First of Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days

By BelfastGardenClub on June 11, 2015, at 12:16 p.m.
Friday, June 19, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Spencer-Smith Garden, 76 Hunt Road, Belfast, Maine For more information: 2073422231; BelfastGardenClub.org Margie Spencer-Smith has been gardening since she was shorter than a spade. Today, more than 60 years later, she tends her beds at 76 Hunt Road in Belfast, …
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A scene from last year's Belfast Garden Club Green Thumb Plant Sale. This year's is set for Saturday, May 16, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Belfast Boathouse.

Annual Green Thumb Plant Sale in Belfast Set for May 16

By BelfastGardenClub on May 01, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: 2015 Belfast Garden Club Green Thumb Plant Sale, Belfast Boathouse, Belfast, Maine For more information: BelfastGardenClub.org The Belfast Garden Club’s annual Green Thumb Plant Sale is set for Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Belfast Boathouse.Story …
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A customer at last year's Green Thumb Plant Sale in the Belfast Boathouse. The Belfast Garden Club is calling for donations to this year's sale.

Donations Welcomed for Belfast Garden Club’s Annual Green Thumb Plant Sale

By BelfastGardenClub on April 10, 2015, at 11:47 a.m.
Midcoast gardeners eager to start digging after this record-breaking winter are asked by the Belfast Garden Club to remember its annual Green Thumb Plant Sale set for Saturday, May 16, at the Belfast Boathouse. The hugely popular sale depends on local gardeners, farmers and nursery operators. If you are dividing …
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Seaside Open Garden in Belfast

By BelfastGardenClub on July 28, 2014, at 2:07 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Andrea Whyte Garden, 37 Bridge St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-948-2815; belfastgardenclub.org TRANQUIL IN-TOWN RETREAT OVERLOOKSStory continues below advertisement. WATERFRONT BUSTLE By Nancy C. Hauswald A hidden gem of an in-town garden that provides a serene setting for watching …