Lip Rock Waterfall Tyrrel Lake looking south Lotus leaf Down from the Terrace View from the Picnic Area (Dumpling Knoll and Meadow) Main Lawn

Garden News

  • Through a generous grant from the Ann and Abe Effron Fund – Donor Advised of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, Innisfree is able to offer free admission to school groups. Interested teachers must schedule their visits in advance by contacting or fax 845 677 9343.

Garden Brochure

Print brochures are available for download in PDF format [Acrobat Reader required]

Garden Video

Paul Horton has just finished a short video of Innisfree Garden. You can watch the video here.

Selected Books with Pictures and Descriptions of Innisfree and/or Lester Collins

Selected Articles About Innisfree

  • “The Hills Are Alive.” Jane Owens. House and Home — Financial Times, May 02, 2015.
  • “Innisfree.” James Golden. Ramblings of a “New American” Gardener, September 7, 2014.
  • “Get Some Air.” Katie Kiefner. Weddings — New York Magazine Special Issue, Summer 2013.
  • “The Idylls of Innisfree.” Tovah Martin. Horticulture, April 18, 2007.
  • “In the Garden of Yin, Yang and Yeats.” Ellen Maguire. New York Times, July 1, 2005.
  • Secret Gardens. George W. Stone. National Geographic Traveller, March 2005.
  • Scenic Serenity. Ethne Clarke. Traditional Home, October 2002.
  • Just So Story. Tim Richardson. Country Life (Great Britain), October 11, 2001.
  • The Garden. Cheryl Merser. Preservation (National Trust for Historic Preservation), December 1997.
  • Rhyming Couplets. Akiko Busch. The Garden (Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society), November 1999.
  • “Lake Water Lapping.” Cheryl Merser. Preservation (National Trust for Historic Preservation), December 1997.
  • “Outward Bound.” Carol Helms. Garden Design, June/July 1996.
  • “Making the Stones Dance.” William Bryant Logan. Garden Design, December 1994.
  • “Garden Notebook: In Mystical Innisfree.” Anne Raver. The New York Times, September 1, 1994.

Contact Information

  • Innisfree Garden
  • 362 Tyrrel Road
  • Millbrook, New York 12545
  • 845 677 8000