Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

New Day, Boothbay

A summer colony for centuries, this harbor is just 60 miles northeast of Portland on a peninsula of coves, sailboats, islands, lighthouses, and ultra-devoted residents—both natives and newcomers. For a couple of summer days, we’re exploring some of what’s timeless … Continue reading

Boothbay, Wiscasset, and Damariscotta

Friday 1:00 p.m. Red’s Eats It’s pretty hard to drive through one of the cutest downtowns in New England and not stop for
 an ice cream cone at Red’s Eats, so I decide to pull over. Wiscasset’s downtown is perched … Continue reading

50 Mainers Boldly Leading Our State

Maine gives a lot. The shifting seasons give writers inspiration and artists changing scenes. The expansive wilderness and preserved coastline provide companies resources and researchers discoveries. The entrepreneurial culture gives business owners courage for innovation and teachers and students a … Continue reading

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

A vibrant seaside garden in Boothbay   A group of dedicated midcoast residents dreamed of creating a botanical garden in Maine. The dream found its roots in an ideal Boothbay setting, and support for a garden on the coast, where horticulture, education, and research would take … Continue reading