Green thumbs up for open Dutchess County gardens tour

Amenia’s Maxine Paetro will showcase her garden, Broccoli Hall, at the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days event. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

AMENIA — Good structure makes the garden satisfying in all seasons.

That sentiment by Maxine Paetro, owner of an English-style cottage garden that will swing open its rustic gates to the public on Saturday, June 22, during the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days event, is evident throughout her lush Amenia property, Broccoli Hall.

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