So many lovely gardens to share!
Mark and Lisa Sessa welcome you to the gardens surrounding their stunning 1887 Queen Ann Victorian home on a corner lot in historic Keyport. The eclectic gardens feature paths and hidden places, as well as fountain, a cottage garden, and a vegetable garden that promises rich bounty come harvest. Lisa’s container gardening skills are on display as you tour, and you’ll see whimsical and welcoming touches throughout. Enjoy the tree peonies, roses, Japanese lilacs, lily of the valley, iris, rhododendron, raspberries and all the charm of a perennial Keyport GardenWalk favorite. Tour now.
Lew and Clare Skeen welcome you to the gardens surrounding their 1929 Sears Roebuck Catalogue home (Barrington model). Clare describes the beginnings of Keyport GardenWalk, and her experience as a master gardener. Featuring a rock rain garden, and a wide variety of native plants, the garden is registered as a Certified Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation. “We are stewards of the earth.” The graceful design and natural beauty of the garden is enhanced by the flower boxes on the front of the house. The Skeens plant to welcome birds, pollinators, beneficial insects, and other wildlife to their gardens. Their favorite plants are those gifted to them by gardening friends through the years. Tour now.
New to the Keyport GardenWalk, this eclectic, enchanting delight of a garden brims with found objects, concrete statues, bird baths and wrought iron in neighboring Matawan. See how Patty has brought the outside inside, and the many hand built (by Matty) arbors, pergolas and features. Hardscaping and organic forms abound, and the plants are beautiful. The Wades bring artists’ eyes to their spectacular garden, themed “spheres.” Tour now.