For our July 2009 Washington Gardener Reader Contest, Washington Gardener is giving out five sets of two passes each (worth $30 per set) to the Parade of Ponds in the Washington, DC metro area. The event runs over the weekend July 25-26, 2009 from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily. It is a self-guided tour of over 30 water gardens, ponds, and water features. The locations include residential and commercial properties in Montgomery County, MD and Howard County, MD. Premier Ponds of Burtonsville, MD is the coordinator and tour host.
All ticket sales will benefit Shepherd’s Table. Shepherd’s Table mission is to provide help to people who are homeless or in need by providing basic services, including meals, social services, medical support, clothing, and other assistance in an effective and compassionate manner.
To enter to win the Parade of Ponds passes, send an email with "Parade of Ponds" in the subject line to WashingtonGardener@rcn.com by 5:00pm on July 22. In the body of the email please include your full name and address. The pass winners will be announced and notified on July 23.