Monday, July 08, 2013

Open Garden: Parade of Ponds Tour

Our Washington Gardener Magazine Open Garden is back by popular demand!

You are Invited to our Open Garden, which is also a stop on this year's Parade of Ponds benefit water garden tour!

Saturday, July 27 from 3-5pm

Hosted by Washington Gardener Magazine

☼ Come by with your gardening questions

☼ See our trial gardens in progress and the newly renovated water garden

☼ Pet our garden kitty, Santino

☼ Renew or subscribe to the Washington Gardener Magazine in person

☼ Purchase gift subscriptions to Washington Gardener Magazine

☼ Pluck a weed or two as a keepsake souvenir

☼ Single copies of  Washington Gardener Magazine back issues and current issue are also for sale

☼ Pick up a free pack of seeds with any purchase

☼ Take photos of whatever is in bloom for our upcoming Photo Contest

☼ Enjoy light refreshments and cold drinks

☼ Make a donation to Shepherd's Table

☼ Children’s activities include Ping-Pong Throw, Sidewalk Chalk, Bubbles, and a Fairie Garden

☼ Peruse the information table on various area garden events and groups

☼ Surprises and Prizes

☼ Dress in your tropical best (think pink flamingos, palm trees, big floppy sunhats, etc.)

☼ At 5:00pm we will cross the street for a brief tour of the Fenton Street Community Garden

Come to 826 Philadelphia Ave. (Rt. 410), Silver Spring, MD - at the corner of Fenton - across from the Public Storage building. Please walk, bike, bus, metro, or car-pool. We are a 10-15 minute walk from either the Silver Spring and Takoma Park metro stops. Also, several Metro and Ride-On bus routes pass nearby. If driving, there is limited free parking available nearby on King Street and in nearby public garages/lots along Fenton.

The Open Garden is shine or light rain. We’ll quickly duck in the gazebo, if it drizzles.
(In case of a big storm, the rain date is Sunday, July 28 same timing and other details.)

The event is free. Registration/reservations are not required.

Please pass this invite on to your DC-area gardening friends and family.


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