White Flower Farm Photo Tour

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    Welcome to White Flower Farm

    White Flower Farm in Litchfield Connecticut - Photo
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Litchfield, Connecticut's White Flower Farm is a historic nursery that has cultivated and sold flowering plants to ardent horticulturists since 1950. It's free to visit this lovely farm, and you're bound to leave with inspiration for your own home garden. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    Find Gardening Inspiration at One of New England's Most Beautiful Farms

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens. It's free to visit White Flower Farm, to stroll among the flower borders, to shop and to find inspiration for your own home garden.

    I decided to make a quick stop at White Flower Farm in August of 2008 and wound up spending hours exploring and photographing the scenic property. The White Flower Farm store is open daily 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April through October. If you're a serious gardener, be sure to bring a camera and notebook. Groups interested in guided tours should call 860-567-8789 in advance.

    Enjoy these pictures from a stunning summer day at one of New England's most beautiful farms.

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the...MORE historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    What a View

    White Flower Farm View
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour This gorgeous scene is, believe it or not, the view from the parking lot at White Flower Farm. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Go for a Stroll

    Go for a Stroll at White Flower Farm Litchfield CT
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour White Flower Farm is the perfect destination for an afternoon stroll. You can easily spend hours exploring the property's blooming beds and scenic pathways. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Mixed Border

    Mixed Border - White Flower Farm Photo
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour The Mixed Border at Litchfield's White Flower Farm is a riot of color in August. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    The Lloyd Border

    Lloyd Border at White Flower Farm Litchfield CT - Picture
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour The Lloyd Border at White Flower Farm, named for British gardener and author Christopher Lloyd, is 280 feet long and 20 feet wide. It is planted with more than 3,000 individual perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    A Winged Visitor

    Photo of Butterfly on a Leaf at White Flower Farm Store in Litchfield
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Humans are not the only visitors attracted to the color and fragrance of the gardens at the White Flower Farm Store in Litchfield. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    A Photographer's Dream

    White Flower Farm Red Flower Close Up Photo
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour The vivid blooms in the flowering borders at White Flower Farm are a photographer's dream come true. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Hemerocallis Hyperion

    Yellow Daylily Photo - Hemerocallis Hyperion at White Flower Farm in Litchfield Connecticut
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Hemerocallis Hyperion is the fancy name for this yellow daylily. Visitors to Litchfield, Connecticut's White Flower Farm see a rainbow of lilies in bloom during the summer months. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Take Notes

    Echinacea Harvest Moon Photo - White Flower Farm
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Plant species featured in the flowering borders at White Flower Farm--like Echinacea Harvest Moon--are meticulously labeled, making it easy for gardeners to jot down ideas and wish lists. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Star's Favorite

    Dahlia Star's Favorite - Pink Dahlia Photo
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Star's Favorite is a variety of cactus dahlia that blooms in a burst of pink. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Latest Flame

    Latest Flame Dahlia - Photo of Bright Orange-Red Dahlia Flowers at White Flower Farm
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Latest Flame dahlias are a low growing variety known for oversized orange-red flowers. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    A Working Farm

    White Flower Farm Picture - A Working Farm
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour In addition to its display gardens and retail store, White Flower Farm in Litchfield is also a working--albeit spectacularly beautiful--farm. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Off Limits

    Photo of White Flower Farm Greenhouses - White Flower Farm Litchfield
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Because it is a working farm, some areas of Litchfield's White Flower Farm, such as these greenhouses, are off limits to visitors. The sheer size of the greenhouses is fascinating to behold from a distance, however. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Weeping Beech

    Weeping Beech Photo - Weeping Beech Tree at White Flower Farm in CT
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour This magnificent Weeping Beech, planted in 1958, is one of about a dozen specimen trees and shrubs on display at White Flower Farm. Other highlights of the tree collection include a European Beech and a Sargent's Weeping Hemlock planted that same year. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Garden Urns

    Picture of Garden Urns for Sale at White Flower Farm Litchfield Connecticut
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Garden enthusiasts will find plenty of decorative items--such as these enormous garden urns--to shop for at the White Flower Farm Store. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Container Gardening Ideas

    Container Gardening Ideas - Photo of Garden Container Arrangement at White Flower Farm
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Gardeners will also find plenty of container gardening inspiration at White Flower Farm. I loved this container arrangement, but it looked to be too big to fit in my car. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Healthy Specimens

    Shopping at White Flower Farm Litchfield CT
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour I was impressed by the healthy-looking selection of plants and flowers offered for sale at White Flower Farm during my August visit. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Surprises Inside

    White Flower Farm Store Sells Garden Gifts Tools Gadgets and Fresh All-Natural Beef
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour Inside the White Flower Farm Store, you'll find more of the things you'd expect: planters, books, bulbs, tools, gifts and garden gadgets. You'll also find surprises including fresh, all-natural beef from cows raised at the farm. Bring a cooler!. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.

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    Hanging Planters: Lush Souvenirs

    Hanging Planters for Sale at White Flower Farm Litchfield CT
    White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour If you have a brown thumb, like me, you'll be happy to know that you can also shop for potted arrangements and hanging planters to take home as a souvenir of your visit to White Flower Farm. © 2008 Kim Knox Beckius

    The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens.