Dogwood Days 2020: A Week-long Celebration

Dogwood Days 2020: A Week-long Celebration


Plan to visit us during our signature event: Dogwood Days - the annual week-long celebration of Polly Wakefield’s iconic collection of kousa dogwood trees this June! It's going to be spectacular!

Each June, the Mary M. B. Wakefield Charitable Trust welcomes visitors to celebrate the annual blooming of hundreds of Polly Wakefield's kousa dogwood trees. We’re excited to announce that this year’s Dogwood Days will kick-off with our 8th annual Dogwood Days Garden Party on Saturday, June 6th (rsvp required), followed by a week of special events. In the past, this has included open hours, guided tours, a tree sale, our Wine, Cheese and Trees Trivia Tour, Dog and Dogwoods Day and the Dogwood Beer Garden. Stay tuned for the complete schedule but save the dates: Sunday, June 7th until Sunday, June 14th - and make a plan to visit and join in some of the fun events.

During Dogwood Days, the grounds will be open daily from 10 am until 4 pm for self-guided walks around the formal gardens where hundreds of breathtaking kousa dogwoods will be at their peak bloom. A donation of $5 for admission is suggested. In conjunction with our Dogwood Days Celebration, we will hold our annual plant sale. This is your opportunity to add some special woody plants and perennials to your own yard, including some of the signature kousa dogwoods, metasequoias, tulip trees, and mayapples.

 

Saturday, June 6th - 8th Dogwood Days Garden Party
Help us celebrate Dogwood Days with this wonderful celebration of the glorious dogwoods and grounds held at the Isaac Davenport Mansion! Call 617-333-0924 for more information or to receive an invitation in the mail.

Directions

From Rt. I-95/128

Take exit 2B in Canton for Rt. 138 NORTH.  Proceed through set of lights.  About a half-mile or so later, just after passing the Trailside Museum on your right, bear right onto Canton Ave and then take an immediate left onto Brush Hill Rd. You will cross over Rt. 138 – go another 100 yards or so and enter through the first opening in the stonewall on your left – you will see a long and straight dirt lane.

Address: 1465 Brush Hill Rd, Milton, MA  02186
Tel: 617-333-0924

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