O'Brien Nursery
Granby. CT
  1. Larix decidua 'Varied Directions'
    Larix decidua 'Varied Directions'
    Ice Covered
  2. Picea abies 'Pusch'
    Picea abies 'Pusch'
    Ice Covered
  3. Pinus thunbergi 'Thunderhead'
    Pinus thunbergi 'Thunderhead'
    Buds
  4. with Kalmia latifolia 'Peppermint'
    Hosta 'Rainforest Sunrise'
    with Kalmia latifolia 'Peppermint'
  5. He says "Let's get this show on the road."
    Nolan running the show!
    He says "Let's get this show on the road."
  6. all these leaves were from one tree!
    Acer japonicum leaves
    all these leaves were from one tree!
  7. love those cones
    Abies koreana
    love those cones
  8.  .  .  . the improved Hosta 'Andrew'
    Hosta 'Hans'
    . . . the improved Hosta 'Andrew'
  9. an O'Brien exclusive
    Hemerocallis 'Coral Deswom'
    an O'Brien exclusive
  10. Fall Garden Scene
    Fall Garden Scene
    the Ginkgo makes the scene pop!
  11. Daphne burkwoodi 'Carol's Limelight'
    Daphne burkwoodi 'Carol's Limelight'
    An O'Brien Introduction
  12. Fallen Ginkgo Leaves
    Fallen Ginkgo Leaves
    . . . even pretty on the ground
  13. The Granby Oak
    The Granby Oak
    the most loved tree in our town
  14. Azalea 'Cornell Pink'
    Azalea 'Cornell Pink'
    . . . a sure sign of Spring . . .
  15. Abies koreana 'Aurea'
    Abies koreana 'Aurea'
    Winter
  16. Maple Grafts
    Maple Grafts
    at Summer Hill Nursery
  17. Jeffersonia dubia - Asian Twinleaf
    Jeffersonia dubia - Asian Twinleaf
    One of our favorite Spring Ephemerals
  18. Dryopteris crassirhizoma
    Dryopteris crassirhizoma
    Known around here as Vern's Fern
  19. Double Snowdrop
    Double Snowdrop
    Sign that Spring is on it's way
  20. Epimedium grandiflorum 'Dark Beauty'
    Epimedium grandiflorum 'Dark Beauty'
    Still a favorite Epimedium
  21. Rhododendron 'April Mist'
    Rhododendron 'April Mist'
    Developed here in Connecticut by Gus Mehlquist
  22. Daphne genkwa
    Daphne genkwa
    One of the few Daphnes without fragrance
  23. Picea abies 'Pusch'
    Picea abies 'Pusch'
    Great groundcover spruce that retains it's cones.
  24. Polygonatum odoratum 'Fireworks'
    Polygonatum odoratum 'Fireworks'
    Beautiful streaked foliage on this Solomon's Seal
  25. Hosta 'Yellow Polka Dot Bikini'
    Hosta 'Yellow Polka Dot Bikini'
    A sport of Hosta 'Striptease'
  26. Callicarpa with Dragon's Eye Pine
    Callicarpa with Dragon's Eye Pine
    Cool fall combination
  27. Hosta 'Blue Ivory'
    Hosta 'Blue Ivory'
  28. Cypripedium kentuckiense
    Cypripedium kentuckiense
    One of the most photographed plants in our gardens
  29. Nolan with Hosta 'Victory' and H. 'Garden Party'
    Nolan with Hosta 'Victory' and H. 'Garden Party'
    Nolan always a willing model.
  30. Hosta 'Afterglow'
    Hosta 'Afterglow'
    An awesome extra large hosta
  31. Blue Heron in our pond
    Blue Heron in our pond
    You never know who will come to visit
  32. Hosta 'Silver Bay'
    Hosta 'Silver Bay'
    . . . in the dividing wheelbarrow!
  33. Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'
    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'
    . . . starting to show it's fall color.