There is a natural treasure quietly hidden on the Yale campus and awaiting discovery by those living in New Haven County. The Marsh Botanical Garden is a quiet and peaceful place at the north end of the college. With roots as deep as the early 1900’s, Marsh Hall stands proudly at the entrance of the garden welcoming all who enter its gates.
Sights at the Marsh Botanical Garden are always inspiring. Autumn color is spectacular with the variety of woody plants and trees changing shades. Winter brings a unique opportunity for visitors to view ripening fruits in the greenhouses.The earliest of bulbs and blooming shrubs and trees bring forth promise in the spring. Summertime is prime time to spot butterflies and birds flittering about colorful wildflower beds.
A Bit Of Desert Land Sits On New Haven County Real Estate
Frequent guests call the Desert Garden a favorite area on this piece of New Haven County real estate. Easily found in Greenhouse One, a manipulated climate allows desert plants to thrive. Wifi and cozy benches make a great background for studying or observing. The outdoor contemplative garden is another popular zone. With flowering beds and an enchanting Koi pond the mind is easily steadied here.
Always open, the outside grounds are a cherished place for many who live in New Haven County. Indoor visitation is available Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours are encouraged. Experts docents offer up their knowledge on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Advanced reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 203.432.6320.