Monday, July 21, 2008

Parade of Ponds Makes Big Splash for Shepherd's Table

Washington Gardener Magazine is proud to sponsor the first annual PARADE OF PONDS. The event takes place on the weekend of July 26 -27 from 9:00am-5:00pm daily. It is a self-guided tour of water gardens, ponds, and water features in the Washington DC Metro area -- from Falls Church, VA to Frederick, MD. There over 35 locations featured on the tour. They include mainly residential properties with a few commercial entities as well.

All ticket sales benefit Shepherd's Table, which provides food and services to the needy in our local community. Shepherd's Table is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and is hosting events all year long culminating in its Gala Celebration with an American Acoustic Concert at the Kennedy Center. More on Shepherd's Table here.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at Sun Nursery in Woodbine, MD, Johnson Nursery in Laytonsville, MD, and Seibel's Restaurant in Burtonsville, MD. They may also be purchased online here.

This event was organized and is hosted by Premier Ponds. Premier Ponds installs, maintains and renovates a wide range of natural water features throughout the region.

Washington Gardener magazine (http://www.washingtongardener.com/) is the gardening publication specifically for the local metro area — zones 6-7 — Washington DC and its suburbs. Washington Gardener magazine’s basic mission is to help DC area gardens grow better. The magazine is written entirely by local area gardeners. The content of the magazine gives real examples that residents of the greater DC region can use immediately in your own garden.

Washington Gardener is a local, independent, and woman-owned business based in Silver Spring, MD. The publication is dedicated to promoting the best practices for area gardening.

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