Highfield Hall & Gardens kicks off the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival. Joan Harrison, author of Hydrangeas: Cape Cod and the Islands, will be offering a lecture on hydrangeas on Cape Cod as well as a book signing; Barbara Conolly will present a talk about how to grow hydrangeas and Terry Soares will introduce the newest hydrangea varieties.
Throughout the event: Prides Corner hydrangeas, including new varieties, will be available for purchase; members of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod will be painting en plein aire; Falmouth Garden Club arrangements will be on display throughout the mansion; new hydrangea varieties will be on display around the gardens; light refreshments will be available.
Schedule of events:
10:00 am – event begins under the tent
10:00 am – 11:30 am: Joan Harrison lecture and book signing with Eight Cousins Bookstore
11:30 am – Barbara Conolly: “Choosing the Right Hydrangea for Your Cape Cod Landscape”
11:50 am: Terry Soares: “An Introduction to the New Hydrangeas Varieties”
1:30 pm: raffle
2:00 pm: event concludes
Be sure to click on the hotlinks above to learn more about the festival, presenters, and supporting organizations.