"When you stop to consider
The days spent dreaming of a future
And say then, that was my life.

For the days are long --
From the first milk van
To the last shout in the night,
An eternity.  But the weeks go by
Like birds; and the years, the years
Fly past anti-clockwise
Like clock hands in a bar mirror."

Derek Mahon 

About Us


Visit the Garden of Ideas and take a walk through our 12 acres of ornamental, vegetable, woodland, and sculpture gardens; you'll never know what you may see!  We display art in our gallery during the warmer months, and host various events depending on the season.  Check back often!


Take a moment to consider the sculpture and poetry throughout the garden.  Perhaps you will find our hidden Garden Gnome, or see our chickens ranging free.  There are plenty of places to sit, to think, and to relax.

Eat, Drink, and be Merry!

We grow and sell vegetables during the spring, summer and fall.  We offer a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program: 15 weeks of vegetables for $600.We sell eggs from our chickens.  Our space is available for farm to table dinners, cocktail parties, group picnics, children's birthdays and classes...the possibilities are endless!

Help Our Cause

We are entirely volunteer; all donations go to maintaining and improving the Garden of Ideas.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Contact Us

Drop us a line! gardenofideas@outlook.com

Wander the Garden of Ideas at your leisure; sometimes you might find me working.

Garden of Ideas

653 North Salem Rd, Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877, United States