It’s Open Gardens Time Again . . .

The Garden Scene
Barney, one of the resident basset hounds, enjoyed a romp in the garden at Cobble Pond Farm. Photo by Tara Kelly

The most beautiful gardens transport their visitors to a kind of wonderland. Here — a column of trees frame a vista; there — an old stone wall draws the attention to cows contentedly grazing; and beyond — a gate beckons toward a hedge that might be hiding something.

Cobble Pond Farm has all of that and more and on Saturday, May 12, for just a few hours, from 1 to 4 p.m., patrons of the Garden Conservancy Open Days may tour the bucolic gardens on Jay and Kathy Metz’s estate in Sharon.

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