Garden Tour

You are invited to the Marginal Way Preservation Fundraiser at the Beachmere Inn

Your contributions are vital in order to preserve the Way, maintain pedestrian safety, and guarantee long-term safety and access to the Marginal way.

 By the Sea Invite 1

3:30 – 7:00 PM

$150.00 PER PERSON                  WINE & HORS D’OUVRES

Important: All guests for By the Sea, By the Sea, A garden Tour on Sunday, August 28, are requested to park at Ogunquit Baptist Church, 157 Shore Rd in Ogunquit, as there will be no parking allowed at the Beachmere. A shuttle will be available to transport you between the parking lot and the Beachmere.

 For Silent Auction items, Gallery Paintings, and more information on the Garden Tour please visit

Parking available at the Baptist Church on Shore Road and at Jonathans overflow lot on Rt. 1.

Shuttles available to the Beachmere Inn for registration

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About the five gardens:

 Louesa Gillespie’s garden on the Marginal Way access path
is a 100 year old mature garden in an English country style with different areas on a ledge slope
19 Israel Head Rd

Paul Kapela and Russell Clevesy’s formal garden
is a three tiered terrace designed to be color throughout the season consisting of 50% perennials and 50% annuals.
80 Israel Head Rd.

 Joan and Norman Suslock’s garden on the Marginal Way path
is a large eclectic colorful garden surrounding the property.
92 Israel Head Rd. 

 Joan and Peter Griswold’s garden on the Marginal Way path
is a small gem of a seaside garden planted with native plants featured in several publications.
20 Briar Bank

Barbara and Richard O’Leary’s gardens by the sea
feature colorful plantings ensconced in beautiful multi-level natural settings with several intimate seating areas.
51 Ontio Way