Windsor Garden Tour

July 16, 2011       10 AM – 3 PM


Building on the success of previous garden tours, the Windsor Garden Club and Windsor Historical Society present the 2011 Windsor Garden Tour to relax minds and soothe spirits.  Nine inspiring Windsor gardens exhibiting the creativity, artistry, and hard work of their owners will be on display Saturday July 16th, 10am to 3pm, rain or shine.  Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the tour.  Proceeds will benefit the Windsor Garden Club and the Windsor Historical Society.


Tickets with a brochure describing the gardens and a map may be purchased from:

·                   - Ashley’s Distinctive Jewelry and Gifts, 555 Day Hill Road, Windsor

·                   - Bill Selig Jewelers, 161 Broad Street, Windsor

·                   - Flowers by Timothy Snelgrove, 1763 Poquonock Avenue, Windsor

·                   - Jordan Florist, 10 Palisado Avenue, Windsor

·                   - Windsor Historical Society, 96 Palisado Avenue, Windsor (open Tues-Sat. 10 - 4)

·                   - Members of the Windsor Garden Club


The gardens may be viewed in any order, and at many of the gardens the owners will be present to share advice and inspiration. 


The gardens are located at:

·                   - 866 Windsor Avenue (Rt. 159):  Visit sun, shade, country and cottage gardens feature plantings donated by the

                  owners’ friends or bought at he Windsor Garden Club plant mart.


·                   - 1244 Windsor Avenue:  This garden belongs to Elizabeth Park’s Rosarian.  The gardens include well over a hundred

                  varieties of roses.


·                   - 11 Wilton Road: This garden belongs to a past President of the Windsor Garden Club.  The gardens include raised

                  beds, trees and shrubs, and annuals and perennials.


·                   - 28 Stinson Place: Sun, shade, rose and raised vegetable gardens make for delicious meals and quiet relaxation.  


·                   - 3 Kellogg Street:  The owners see their garden as a painting completed over time, and welcome viewers.  


·                   - 147 Pleasant Street:  These gardens are focused on sustainability with native species and organic fruits and



·                   - 377 Merriman Road:  This property features flower, vegetable and fruit gardens and a formal herb garden abutting a

                  small pond.


·                   - 54 Bradford Drive:  A sunny front yard gives way to a serene and wooded back yard.  Enjoy numerous hostas, ferns,

                  daylilies, two small ponds, bird baths and walking paths.



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