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07/16/2019 to 07/18/2019
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Festivals

The Nantucket Garden Festival takes place July 16 - 18 to support the Nantucket Lighthouse School. The festival features garden tours, workshops, keynote addresses, family activities, and parties in celebration of Nantucket gardening and continued education. The event takes place at the Nantucket Lighthouse School, Pumpkin Pond Farm, Nantucket Yacht Club, Pocket Park, and Middle Brick Garden. 

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Nantucket Garden Festival Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 16

  • 9 - 11 a.m.: Nothing is Impossible Keynote Address by Eliot Coleman
  • 12 - 1 p.m.: The Cutting Garden Re-Imagined with Taylor Johnson & Ed Bowen
  • 2 - 3 p.m.: 15 Heirloom Varieties, Their Stories & Why They Belong in Your Garden with Lee Buttala
  • 2 - 4 p.m.: Mommy & Me Garden Tea Party hosted by Leith Kinney
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m.: Garden Tour with Katie Hemingway of Grass Roots Gardens

Wednesday, July 17

  • 9 - 11 a.m.: New Tools & Techniques for the New Small Farm with Eliot Coleman
  • 9 - 11 a.m.: Town Garden Tour with Lindsay Curry or Mohr Gardening
  • 9 - 12 p.m.: Pressed & Dried Botanical Art for Kids with Bee Shay
  • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.: Town Garden Tour with Jenne Atherton of Grey Lady Gardens
  • 10 - 12 p.m.: Floral Arrangement Workshop with Jill Landry of Beach Plum Floral and Event Design
  • 11:30 - 1:30 p.m.: Growing & Cooking the Year-Round Harvest with Barbara Damrosch
  • 1 - 3 p.m.: Nantucket Window Box Design Tour & Demo with Fabrizia Lu Macchiavelli of Greg Raith Landscape
  • 6 - 9 p.m.: Garden Soiree at Middle Brick Garden

Thursday, July 18

  • 9 - 11 a.m.: Floral & Tablescape Design Demo with Dawn Kelly of Soiree Floral
  • 10 - 12:30 p.m.: Garden Tour with Amy Pallenberg of Amy Pallenberg Garden Design & Care
  • 10 - 12 p.m.: Fairy Gardens & Floral Crowns with Alana Cullen
  • 2 - 4 p.m.: Mommy & Me Garden Tea Party hosted by Leith Kinney

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Plan Your Nantucket Vacation

Nantucket in the summer is special. Whether you're planning on attending an event like the Nantucket Garden Festival, or you're excited to simply relax at the beach, Nantucket is the place to be. Book your Nantucket vacation rental today and get ready for a vacation you'll never forget.