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“well worth the time, fantastic gardens”
Review of Thuya Gardens

Thuya Gardens
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Hancock, Maine
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42 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“well worth the time, fantastic gardens”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Well tended gardens, beautiful flowers at the peak, or start of peak. Folks working there were very helpful and respectful even if the questions were a little pedestrian.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Delray Beach, FL
Level Contributor
72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Worth the Hike/Drive”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

The Thuya grounds are lovely. Nice place for a walk and to see the flowers typical to Maine. Easy for all ages to get around. We took my 80 year old parents and they had no problem navigating the grounds.

Visited July 2013
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Brewer, Maine
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“a must see by Acadia”
Reviewed 16 December 2012

It is a little hard to find but wellworth the visit. There is a great story, great views, just a beatifuls spot. Free and near Northeast. Make an hour to visit.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Don L
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Level Contributor
58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Heaven for Gardeners”
Reviewed 1 October 2012

This is the place to be if you are an avid gardener like I am. Thuya Garden is always so beautifully in bloom when I visit each September. The dahlias are tall and lush, the Joe Pye weed is taller than any I have seen elsewhere, and hummingbirds will often sit and pose on a branch while I snap away with my camera. In September it is never crowded there--- peaceful and serene is a good description of the place and of the feeling you get when visiting. The variety of blooms is terrific --a colorful and artful display! One of my favorite spots to visit -- I never tire of this beautiful place.

Visited September 2012
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3 Thank Carol
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Burlington, Vermont
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Breathtaking”
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Dramatic climb from the road up to the gardens. Beautiful, well tended grounds. Research library. Access to nearby hiking trails.

All gardeners that visit MDI should NOT miss Thuya Gardens.

Visited September 2012
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Thank John B
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