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The Garden of Ideas is located

in Ridgefield, Connecticut, approximately one hour

north of New York City.

  

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You are in love with a country

Where people laugh in the sun

And the people are warm as the sunshine and live and move easily

And women with honeycoloured skins and men with no frowns on their

          faces

Sit on white terraces drinking red wine

While the sea spreads peacock feathers on cinnamon sands

And palms weave sunlight into sheaves of gold

And at night the shadows are indigo velvet

And there is dancing to soft, soft, soft guitars

Played by copper fingers under a froth of stars.


Perhaps your country is where you think you will find it.

Or perhaps it has not yet come or perhaps it has gone.

Perhaps it is east of the sun and west of the moon.

Perhaps it is a country called the Hesperides

And Avalon and Atlantis and Eldorado:

A country which Gauguin looked for in Tahiti and Lawrence in Mexico,

And whether they found it only they can say, and they not now.

Perhaps you will find it where you alone can see it,

But if you can see it, though no one else can, it will be there,

It will be yours.


A. S. J. Tessimond




An outdoor

community center & garden sanctuary


In this hurried world, the Garden of Ideas is a place to slow down.   To stop, look, and listen.  There is so much more to see, to hear, to smell, to taste, and to feel.    Wake up your senses in this place and become more alive.


Whether you take a self-directed stroll or participate in one of our programs, we hope you will leave renewed.  

Upcoming 
Happenings:

Library Lunch Series  July 1, 12:30-2:00
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Fruits of the Garden: Basic Cooking Class



Come join us for a harvest in the garden and a how-to in the kitchen.

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Garden Lunch


Feed the Body,

Expand the Mind


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Yoga in the Garden of Ideas



Resumes July 11

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