Master Gardeners Of Hamilton County 30th Annual Spring Garden Tour This Saturday And Sunday

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The 30th Annual Spring Garden Tour, sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County takes place on Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.  Featuring seven public and private gardens located around Chattanooga, Hixson, and East Brainerd, the tour benefits educational programs sponsored by the Master Gardeners and the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.  

Tickets for the entire tour are $15, good for both days, and can be purchased on the day of the event at any of the gardens.

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Patsy Boles, Spring Garden Tour chair and long-time master gardener, said, “The private and public gardens included on our 30th annual Spring Garden Tour reflect the inspiration, art, love, and hard work that have gone into creating these unique and personal landscapes.  We join our gardeners in welcoming everyone to celebrate the spring season with a leisurely stroll among trees, shrubs, perennials, herbs, and native wildflowers.  These gardens demonstrate how sculpture and artifacts, water features, and stonework can be combined with various plantings to create beautiful and relaxing landscapes.  This year we are pleased to present five premiere private gardens: two in East Brainerd, two in Hixson, and one in downtown Chattanooga.  In keeping with MGHC’s mission to promote education, we are pleased to have on the tour the Chattanooga School for Liberal Arts, which is a Master Gardener-sponsored program, and the award-winning, environmentally-friendly gardens at the Blue Cross Blue Shields of TN headquarters."
Tour Gardens: 
Jo Keeler - 1018 Olde Mill Lane, Hixson, TN 37343 
Sally Wencel & John Turgeson - 1909 Windy Oaks Lane, Hixson, TN 37343 
Jim & Linda Keown - 8633 Pershing Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 
Jon & Shelia Nessle - 9308 Rockshire Lane, Chattanooga, TN 37421 

Chattanooga School for Liberal Arts - 6579 East Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421 
Tammy Haas - 2716 E. 17th St., Chattanooga, TN 37404 
Blue Cross Blue Shields of TN Gardens - 1 Cameron Hill Cir., Chattanooga, TN 37402 

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