Published DatePLYMOUTH — The Young Ladies' Library Association (YLLA) of Pease Public Library in Plymouth invites you to join members for a day trip to the splendor of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine.
Travel by luxury coach with the YLLA and Plymouth Travel Tours on Wednesday, June 12, to one of the most distinguished botanical destinations in the country—a very popular Maine destination.
The 250-acre garden phenomenon is the largest public garden in New England. It features sculptural walking paths through numerous themed gardens, such as the Lerner Garden of the Five Senses, the Gils Rhododendron Garden, the Vayo Meditation Garden, the Woodland Garden, a Children's Garden (a creative stop and exploration for all ages) and the Burpee Kitchen Garden, along with natural landscapes, waterfalls and sculptures, and plenty of benches for resting.
Free electric shuttles run continuously with stops along the Birch Allée, on the Shoreland Trail, and at the Giles Rhododendron and Perennial Garden. The Garden also offers tours by trained Gardens docents, rain or shine.
Blooms anticipated in June include rhododendron, azalea, viburnum, geranium macrorhizum, iris ensata, iris siberica, rose, trilliam, lady-slipper, cornus kousa and cornus sericea/redtwig.
The cost of the trip is $119 per person payable in advance and includes luxury motor coach with rest room, snacks, lunch and admission to the venue. Time will also be provided to explore Boothbay Harbor. Reservations must be made by April 10.