Welcome Listings here are in order by date.

July 2008

Elmira and District Horticultural Society Garden Tour of Homes
Saturday July 5, 2008
Self-guided garden tour; $10; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; tickets available at Elmira Photo, Arthur Street, 519-669-0011, Elmira

Listowel and District Horticultural Society Garden Tour
Saturday July 5, 2008
$10; tickets may be purchased at Listowel Landscaping, Hwy 23, north of Listowel commencing at 10 a.m., Listowel

GRAND BEND House & Garden Tour
Saturday July 5, 2008
Time: 10:00am to 04:00pm
Description: Tour of 8 unique and beautiful homes and gardens with complimentary light lunch included. Sat July 5 10am-4 pm. Advance tickets: $15 (contact 519-238-2212). Day of Tour passes: $20, cash only @ the Caddy Shack, Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend.
Location: Caddy Shack, Grand Cove Estates
City/Town: Grand Bwend
Province: ON
Contact Name: Marian Maguire/ Jane St-Laurent
Contact Phone: 519-238-2212
Contact Fax: 519-238-6073
Contact Email: janestlaurent@sympatico.ca
District: 10
Society Name: Grand Bend & Area Horticultural Society
Category: Garden Tour

Aberfoyle Agricultural Society's Garden Tour

Sunday July 6, 2008
7 country gardens; $10, tickets at Puslinch Library, Brock Road Nursery, Accents for Living and The Bird's Nest; refreshments; noon to 5 p.m.; rain or shine, 519-763-1268, Puslinch Township

Parry Sound-Garden Tour
Sunday July 6, 2008
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Description: Gardens of Carling Township
Location: Carling Township
City/Town: Parry Sound
Province: ON
Contact Name: Margaret Hutchinson
Contact Phone: 705-389-1264
District: 18
Society Name: Parry Sound & District Horticultural Society
[Yahoo map of Parry Sound]

Stratford Garden Tour
Sunday July 6, 2008
12:00 to 05:00 pm
ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR Sunday, July 6, 2008 Noon to 5:00 pm
Mark your calendars for this date - come along, bring a friend and enjoy 8 beautiful and distinctly different private gardens.
Passes are available from Monday, June 02nd at local garden centres,
Anything Grows and The Castle Garden in St. Marys and on July 6th at City Hall from 10:00 am
Location: PERENNIAL CHALLENGE Use your expertise to identify the flagged perennial in each garden. Four correct answers entitles you to enter a draw for a lovely prize donated by Anything Grows (prize will be on display) SILENT AUCTION In another garden: An original watercolour; garden statuary; and a wood carving. All items donated by local and area artisans **Master gardeners on site at some locations **Bring your camera and notepad
City/Town: Stratford
Province: Ontario
Contact Name: Henry McVey
Contact Phone: 519-273-6404
District: 10
Society Name: Stratford & District Horticultural Society
[Yahoo map of Stratford]

The Markham Garden and Horticultural Society presents its 2008 Garden Tour on
Sunday, July 6
from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
See inspiring outdoor spaces and talk with the gardeners who create and nurture them. The tour is self-guided--plan your route and see the gardens at your own pace. Rain or shine. Tickets are $10 each and include a map to 11 gardens in Markham and Unionville. Tickets on sale now. For more information, please email MarkhamGardenTour@gmail.com.

Tickets available at:
• The Backyard Naturalist, 6148 Main Street, Stouffville (E of Ninth Line)
• Cedargrove Greenhouses, 7702 14th Avenue, Markham (E of Reesor Rd)
• The Green Building, 10666 Hwy 48 (S of Elgin Mills)
• Kim's Nature, 10011 Highway 48, Markham (at Major Mackenzie)
• Pine Ridge Garden Gallery, 4038 Highway 7, Unionville (E of Warden)
• Sheridan Nurseries, 4077 Highway 7, Unionville (E of Warden)
• Valleyview Gardens, 8636 Reesor Road, Markham (N of Hwy 7)
• York Downs Garden Centre, 9719 Kennedy Road, Unionville (N of 16th Ave)
[Yahoo map of Markham Ontario]


Saturday July 12

1 to 7 pm

14th annual tour of dozens gardens some overlooking Georgian Bay

where to buy tickets see website

cost $15 before July 1st, $20 after

will tickets be available on day of tour?

email contact info n/a

telephone contact The Library 705-549-7164

name of group organizing the tour Friends of the Penetanguishene Library

name of charity receiving funds (if applicable) Penetanguishene Library

website url www.librarygardentour.ca

[Yahoo map of Penetanguishene]

St. Catharines Horticultural Society Annual Garden Tour is to be held on Sunday, July 13, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at various outlets, including Broadway Gardens in St. Catharines, Mori Gardens in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Vermeers in Welland, at selected Avondale Stores and at all of the nine gardens on the tour. Please contact Shirley Bryson at (905)682-4030 for further information. Our self-guided tour will go on, rain or shine. Free Door Prizes!

ST. MARYS: Annual Garden Tour
Sunday July 13, 2008
1:00 to 6:00 pm
Description: Visit 8 of the very best 2008 gardens in St. Marys/Stonetown during the Heritage Festival weekend.
Location: Maps and tickets on sale in front of the Town Hall, Queen Street East
City/Town: St. Marys
Province: Ontario
Contact Name: Brenda Crawford
Contact Phone: 519 284 0959
Contact Email: bdcrawford@odyssey.on.ca
District: 10
Society Name: St Marys Horticultural Society
[Yahoo map of St. Marys]

Greater Toronto (east side Pickering, Ajax , Brooklin, Whitby , Burketon, Nestleton)

Sunday July 20, 2008

10 am-4 pm

description of tour A drive yourself tour. The pond tours this year will take place from Pickering, North on Brock heading eastward covering the areas of Pickering, Ajax, Brooklin, Whitby, Burketon and Nestleton. Tour ends with a BBQ. ~ Limited number of tickets available. ~ Register before 1st July.

where to buy tickets - fill out registration form online at: http://www.onwatergarden.com/form/papregn.htm and send with cheque to Christine Gill, 4691 Highway 7A, Nestleton , L0B 1L0 , Ontario

cost $10

will tickets be available on day of tour? no

email contact info grdnpond@yahoo.ca

telephone contact Joachim Doehler 905-986-0310

name of group organizing the tour Greater Toronto Water Garden Tour

name of charity receiving funds (if applicable) n/a

website url www.onwatergarden.com

I usually only list Ontario garden tours but this one is too big and too tempting to resist:

Garden Walk Buffalo
Saturday & Sunday, July 26 & 27, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
Free, no tickets required

Buffalo NY's West Side - 205 Bidwell Parkway, Richmond Summer Senior Center, Allentown Association

Garden Walk Buffalo is a free, self-guided tour of more than 260 Buffalo gardens, one of the largest garden tours in America. Held annually on the last weekend of July (this year, Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27), Garden Walk has become one of Western New York’s most anticipated summer happenings. Tens of thousands of visitors join us each year, as we show off our city’s beautiful homes and gardens. You will leave refreshed, entertained, and inspired!

Visit www.GardenWalkBuffalo.com

Garden Walk Buffalo
P.O. 161
Buffalo, New York 14207
(716) 879-0123

Rural Gardens of Grey and Bruce Counties group


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