BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR UPCOMING GARDEN TOUR
Are you looking for ideas to refresh your yard or brighten your landscaping? Do you enjoying visiting with other gardeners and sharing ideas? The 17th Annual Garden Tour will feature seven beautiful, private residential gardens along with the gardens at the Open Gate Demonstration Garden, Drost Park in Maryville, on Saturday, June 18. The Open Gate Garden was created by and is maintained by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners will be on hand the day of the tour to answer your lawn and gardening questions.
The tour is sponsored by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners and benefits the Madison County Extension Education Foundation.
A raffle of exceptional container gardens, assembled by area retailers and master gardeners, will be held at the Drost Park, #8 Schiber Ct. at Myron Provence Pkwy, Maryville.
The gardens may be toured at the leisure of the ticket holders. Tickets are $12.00 in advance or $15.00 the day of tour; children 10 and under are free. Tickets are available beginning May 1, just in time for Mother’s Day.
Tickets can be purchased at the following locations: Bank of Edwardsville, Vandalia Street in Edwardsville; Creekside Gardens, Collinsville; Edwardsville Public Library; Glen Carbon Centennial Library; Market Basket in Edwardsville, Godfrey and Troy; University of Illinois Extension offices, 901 Illinois Avenue, Waterloo and 1 Regency Plaza Drive, Suite 200, Collinsville.
For more information, visit the Madison-Monroe-St. Clair Unit website at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/mms or call (618) 344-4230.