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July 6th, 2013 Garden Tour Report

It was a hot day!  One of the few hot days we could enjoy this summer. The gardens looked lovely, although the lilies were not on time and just showed their juicy buds.

The tour took us to five gardens: non-member Barney Gordon of Brian’s Place Hair Salon welcomed us to his colourful garden, and members Liz and Bill Radix, Ginette Bourdon and Philippe Lafleur, Monika and Martin Vogel and Claudia and Eric Deskin opened their gardens to about 40 horticultural society members and friends. The $7.00 admission covered the costs of gifts for exhibitors, refreshments, garden tour stakes, tickets, photocopies of tour locations and door prizes.

Door prize winners were: Peter Henderson, Violet Shields, Katrine Stewart and Louise Allard.

We had a wonderful time at the Deskin’s home, enjoying food and drinks. We were also treated to an art tour, featuring Claudia’s wonderful paintings and Eric’s handmade wooden bowls. Everybody had a good time especially Martin and Charles in the beer garden.

Tour organizers were Joan King and Monika Vogel

Respectfully Submitted, Monika Vogel