North American Rock Garden Society
Coastal Barrens and Gardens: Polly’s Cove, Peggy’s Cove and Indian Harbour
The tour includes with the granite coastal barrens of Polly’s Cove, a fascinating habitat for ericaceous plants. The tour guide will explain the coastal ecosystem. The second part shows a coastal garden established within the barrens habitat where you will see how, by judicious use of shelter and niche plantings, a wonderful collection of dwarf rhododendrons and other garden plants have flourished.