UPDATE: The registration fee is $80 and a $3 credit card processing fee, if you register through the Behnke Nurseries web site. As a current subscriber of the Washington Gardener Magazine, it is $75 each, but you cannot register for the discounted fee going through the Behnke Nurseries web site. To take advantage of the subscriber discount, you must download, fill out, and mail the registration form in with your payment. You can get the form and full details here.
Washington Gardener Magazine is partnering with Cheval's 2nd Act Garden Tours and Behnke Nurseries for a special garden-day bus trip to Viettes Annual Daylily and Wine Festival on Saturday. July 16, 2011. Your chartered coach departs from Behnke's in Beltsville at 9 a.m. and returns to Beltsville around 6 p.m. The tour includes charter coach with restroom, Garden DVD on ride, tour of gardens, raffles for garden goodies, goody bags, and bottled water.
If your idea of a great time is enjoying fine food and spirits, learning about gardening and cooking, listening to music and relaxing in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley with family and friends, then put this on your calendar! Join horticultural and culinary experts in the seminar tents and learn new tips on gardening and cooking. Taste wines from Virginia's award-winning wineries. Sample fine locally brewed beers. Enjoy live music while feasting on delicious foods by local restaurants. Stroll the nationally renowned Viette gardens, see favorite summer bloomers flowering amongst the daylilies. Wander in the butterfly and hummingbird garden and visit lovely English rock and water gardens.
The fine print:
The fee is $80 ($75 to subscribers of the Washington Gardener Magazine). We go rain or shine. There are tents in case of inclement weather. No refunds. Transportation time is approximately 2.5 hours in each direction.
Reserve Your Seat TODAY: http://shop.behnkes.com/products/detail-3197369-Viette%27s-Annual-Daylily-and-Wine-Festival.