The Garden Club of Mount Desert, Northeast Harbor, Maine
  • Swallowtail gathering Lantana’s nectar; Monarch chrysalis before hatching (Charlotte Rhoades Park & Butterfly Garden)

  • Monarch butterfly just after emerging from chrysalis; Tagged monarch butterfly (Charlotte Rhoades Park & Butterfly Garden)

  • Caterpillar sculpture at Charlotte Rhoades Park & Butterfly Garden

  • Asticou Azalea Garden

  • Asticou Azalea Garden

  • Asticou Azalea Garden

  • Thuya Garden & Lodge

  • Thuya Garden & Lodge

  • Beatrix Farrand Society & Garland Farm

  • Beatrix Farrand Society & Garland Farm

public gardens on MDI

There are several wonderful gardens open to the public on the island. Check the web sites for locations; dates, hours and fees if applicable; and transportation/parking information

Asticou Azalea Garden