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The List! – Visit the Beautiful Gardens and Estates of Long Island

August 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Got gardening fever? Love horticulture, botanics and the like? Head out to one of Long Island’s Gardens and Estates right around the corner and enjoy some beautiful gardens as well as a great architecture and history.

Planting Fields Arboretum

Planting Fields Arboretum

To the home gardener, a trip to someone else’s garden/estate can renew inspiration and appreciation for the art of gardening.  It allows us a peek at the diversity of Long Island’s environment and gives us an opportunity to learn about plant species that do well in our home gardens.  Not to mention we can take a walk and just enjoy the fruit of someone else’s labor.  And when we get back to our garden, maybe we will have learned a thing or two.

I know the following list of gardens in and around Long Island will be a good resource for myself to check on when I have the itch to walk in a great garden and hope it can be a great resource for you as well.  I am positive this list is not complete so if you know a nice garden to visit around the Long Island area, I ask you to comment it below or send an email to david@ligrows.com so I can add it to the list.  So without further adieu, our list of beautiful gardens in and around Long Island (with links to their websites and map links):

Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568 (516)333-0048 [map]

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park and Coe Hall
1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 (516)922-9200 [map]

The Madoo Conservancy
618 Sagg Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963 (631)537-8200 [map]

Clark Botanic Garden
193 I. U. Willets Rd, Albertson, NY 11507 (516)484-2208 [map]

John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden
347 Oyster Bay Rd., Locust Valley, NY 11560 (516)676-4486 [map]

The Bayard Cutting Arboretum
440 Montauk Highway, Great River, NY 11739 (631)581-1002 [map]

Bailey Arboretum
Bayville Rd & Feeks Lane, Lattingtown, NY 11560 (516)571-8020 [map]

Cedarmere House

225 Bryant Ave, Roslyn, NY 11576 (516)571-8130 [map]
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Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576 (516)484-9337 [map]

Holocaust Center Of Nassau County / Welwyn Preserve
100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, N.Y. 11542 (516)571-8040 [map]

Bridge Garden Trust
36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932 (631)537-7440 [map]

Long House Reserve
133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, New York 11937 (631)329-3568 [map]

Sweet Briar Nature Center
62 Eckernkamp Dr, Smithtown, NY 11787-1739 (631) 979-6344 [map]

Montauk Daylily Garden
136 Second House Road, Montauk, NY 11954 (631)668-2964 [map]

Hofstra University Arboretum
Hempstead, NY 11549 (516)463-6623 [map]

Isabel Hibbard Gardens
A Nationally Recognized American Hemerocallis Society’s Display Garden on Long Island
4 Nancy Dr., Farmingdale, NY 11735 (516)694-9682 [map]

Long Island Seed Project
1372 Flanders Road, Flanders, New York 11901 [map]

Gardens Nearby Long Island
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Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355 (718)886-3800 [map]

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225 (718) 623-7200 [map]

The New York Botanical Garden
200th Street and Kazimiroff Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458-5126 (718)817-8700 [map]

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
914 Richmond Ter, Staten Island, NY 10301 (718) 273-8200 [map]
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Old Estates of Long Island

Are you interested in thehistory of old estates on long island? Visit OldLongIsland.Com The site is dedicated to the preservation of Long Island’s “gold coast” estates and other things old.

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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 ellen // May 21, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    great blog.

  • 2 David // Sep 2, 2010 at 9:49 am

    Thanks Ellen!

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