The North Forte garden,71 Top of Hill Road,Wilmington,VT
Begin at the North Forte garden or at Gordon & Mary Hayward's garden, 508 McKinnon Road, Westminster West, VT.
Explore two private gardens in the Upper Valley, open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. Highlights include garden designer and author Gordon Hayward’s personal, iconic garden in Westminster West, featuring fourteen garden rooms as well as a pair of ninety-foot-long perennial borders terminating in a post-and-beam gazebo. The North Forte garden in Wilmington is filled with classic perennials and shrubs, striking architectural elements, a sculpture garden, waterfalls and koi ponds.