Explore the private garden of Nickolas Nickou & Carol Hanby in Branford, open to the public to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. The garden is open 10am to 3pm with guided tours at 10:45 am and 1 pm. Admission is $5 per person; children 12 & under free.
This three-acre garden features many species and varieties of mature rhododendrons and azaleas. In addition, there are many rare trees and shrubs from China and Japan, coupled with woodland flowering plants, ferns, Japanese primulas, and other bog plants.