Spring Garden Tour

Posted April 05, 2013, at 10:47 a.m.

The Mount Desert Island YMCA is pleased to invite the public to the Spring Garden Tour at the W.P. Stewart Estate on Saturdays, June 1st and 8th. The gates are open from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The garden is open for viewing until 3:30pm. Come enjoy beautiful perennial plantings and the spectacular blooms of spring in one of the premier gardens in Northeast Harbor. Wander through masses of rhododendrons, azaleas, dogwoods and violets. Take in expansive views across Somes Sound and of the mountains in Acadia National Park. The garden tour at Waters Edge, the W.P. Stewart Estate is a colorful way to celebrate spring – and a great reason to visit Mount Desert Island if you live elsewhere. Tickets are $15 at the gate until 3:00pm. Yoga classes will be offered in the garden from 8:00am – 9:00am for $25 each day, which also includes a general admission ticket to tour the garden. Yoga classes have limited space, and early sign-up is encouraged. To purchase tickets in advance, contact the MDI YMCA at 288-3511. For more information, contact lisa@mdiymca.org.

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