NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - The Garden Club of New Rochelle is offering a self-guided tour through unique and beautiful private gardens on Saturday, June 1.
The tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ticket holders will have access to six private gardens, including properties with seldom-seen perennials, specimen trees, rock and water features and unique use of space.
Proceeds from the tour will be used to sustain club projects such as the planting of thousands of daffodil bulbs throughout New Rochelle, maintenance of the Shakespeare Garden overlooking Long Island Sound in Davenport Park, beautifying local veterans memorials, and donating decorated holiday wreaths to charitable institutions and veterans hospitals as well as holiday baskets of greens and gifts for distribution by the Visiting Nurse Service.
Advance sale tickets to the June 1 tour are $20 each, or $25 each on the day of the tour. Day-of-event tickets will be on sale at St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Rochelle at Wilmot Road and Lovell Road starting at 9:30. a.m.
For directions to the church call 914-804-7589 or 914-636-0047.
The tour will take place rain or shine.
Joanne Bartoli, spokeswoman for the Garden Club, said the club is always looking for new members.
“Whether you have an outdoor garden or just raise houseplants on your windowsill, you will enjoy our Garden Club and our many activities that are fun and benefit the community," she said.
For information, call Joanne Bartoli at 914-632-5411.
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