Triceratops at the Plainfield Garden Tour on Saturday

Last year, I encountered a triceratops in Plainfield NH and have the photo to prove it. It makes its home in the gardens of the Brian East and Amy Rawson property on Rt. 12A, right next to a cozy self-serve flower stand. The triceratops will host visitors during the Plainfield Garden Tour this Saturday, June 30 from 10 am to 3 pm. 

Jim Daigle’s garden: over 400 varieties of hostas and 200 varieties of succulents

According to Bev Widger of the Plainfield Historical Society, three of the gardens in this year’s tour are located at the homes of former Cornish Colony artists. Here is more information from the Plainfield Historical Society website:

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The Plainfield Garden Tour is a benefit event for the Plainfield Historical Society, featuring six beautiful and unique gardens in and around Plainfield village. 

All gardens are within a three mile radius of the town hall, and can be visited in any order you wish. 

The tour begins at the Plainfield Town Hall in Plainfield VillageMaps and a brochure with garden descriptions will be picked up at the town hall.

Everyone purchasing advance tickets will be entered in a raffle for a $50 gift certificate from Gardener’s Supply. The raffle will be drawn at 10 AM, so the gift certificate can be given to the winner when they check in.

Tickets are $16 in advance, and $18 if purchased on the day of the tour.

Box lunches are available for $10, payable in advance, and picnic spots will be identified on the brochure.

(With thanks to Judith Bush, Bev Widger, Sarah Gillens, and the Plainfield Historical Society. For further information and to purchase tickets in advance, click here.)


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