Just a few days ago we were in the middle of “Stella,” a March blizzard, but hope springs eternal that the gardens will be blooming soon at OPI!
Ten years ago the Ocean Point Inn began increasing and amplifying its gardens and general landscaping. At that time our main features were the beautiful red geraniums that decorated many of our buildings. This has been an OPI tradition for the past seventy years.
We now boast eighteen gardens decorated with perennials of many heights, colors and textures. We have three stonewalls which help define our boundaries and provide backdrops for some of our gardens.
Over the years our plants spread and multiplied providing new plants to create new gardens. Most seasons they survive but some have to be replaced due to Maine’s harsh winter weather.
A water element is always relaxing and you can enjoy watching our ducks swimming in the duck pond among our beautiful waterlilies. You can see that even the ducks take time to admire our aquatic plants and smell the lilies!
We use some of our plantings as cut flowers in the Inn. Some of our favorite flowers include hydrangeas, hosta, rose campion, daisies, black-eyed Susans, phlox and lobelia. The flowers flourish near the ocean and really love the fog!
Enjoy sitting amidst our gardens while enjoying the peace and solitude, a book, a cold beverage or a gorgeous OPI sunset!
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