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
- 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
- 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
- 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