Drift Rope Project

Posted: August 11, 2022

Eric Darling I am a self-taught artist native to New England. I went west to earn a BA in Anthropology at San Diego State University. Interests such as photography, travel and raising a family, as well as an overall appreciation for the natural world are all evident in my work. I tend to oscillate between mediums, using elements from my photography to catch impressions of fleeting moments with oil on canvas; or using finished wood …Read More

No Kitchen Tour This Year

Posted: April 20, 2022

The Merryspring Board of Trustees has decided to cancel the Kitchen Tour again this year due to the ongoing coronavirus situation.  “We asked around and found that people aren’t ready to have a parade of tour-goers walking through their homes,” said Board President Ray Andresen.  “We’re disappointed.  The Kitchen Tour has been our biggest fundraiser, and we know many people look forward to it each year.  However, stay tuned because we are working on a …Read More

Six-foot cedar bench

Merryspring Garden Bench Sale

Posted: April 21, 2021

If you have ever seen the beautiful white cedar garden benches at Merryspring, and thought of having one in your own garden, or to give as a gift, now is your chance. We will be taking orders through mid-May to give to Kevin Zimmerman of Quality View Woodworks in Thorndike, who replicated our very popular original design two years ago and is willing to build more to order. This is an exclusive offer through Merryspring. …Read More

Paperwhites for the Holidays

Posted: October 21, 2020

Paperwhites aren’t just for Christmas.  Bulbs that are potted now will be ready to bloom and brighten your home around Thanksgiving time. Plant them just after Thanksgiving to enjoy their delicate blossoms and fragrance over the Christmas holiday. They are easy to grow and need nothing more than a container, water and stones or beach glass. You can pot the bulbs right away or store them at room temperature in a dark place for up …Read More

Flower Bulb Sale

Posted: August 11, 2020

Merryspring’s Flower Bulb Sale for fall planting is back with all of your favorites and some exciting new varieties to try- Daffodils, allium, camassia, crocus, and more are shown below with height and price noted. You can place your orders now through September 30 either by downloading and printing the order form and mailing (or emailing) it to Merryspring, or by calling 207-236-2239. All information is included on the order form. Merryspring members will receive …Read More