2009 Acton Garden Club Garden Tour Pictures

For a virtual Garden Tour
click on the Flower signs below and
Enjoy the 'Garden Sights & Floral Delights' 2009


      'Garden 1'

This cottage garden evolved into a series of natural rooms which highlight both sun and shade perennials. An arbor covered with honeysuckle leads to a circular room outlined by deer resistant evergreens, Russian sage and phlox. Turn to your left and a small patio surrounded by sun loving perennials is perfect for a coffee break.
Click on Flower #1 for a tour of this garden. (38 Pictures)
      'Garden 2'

As you pass a row of flowering trees on the front lawn, note the Carolina Silverbell (Halesia carolina) and the Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) which lead you the Formal English Garden whose perimeters are determined by unique Haddonstone stonework. The Classical green & pink plant material lends itself to the full sun exposure of this geometric garden design.
Click on Flower #2 for a tour of this garden. (40 Pictures)
      'Garden 3'

'History and renewal' blend in this 47-year-old garden. Some original perennials and shrubs intermix with newer plants that include species started from seeds or cuttings by the owner. In addition to the perennial and rock gardens, there are vegetables and an informal planting of old roses.
Click on Flower #3 for a tour of this garden. (30 Pictures)
      'Garden 4'

The property had established gardens and in 2006 the objective was to create a welcoming habitat for birds and beneficial insects while discouraging insect pests and vegetarian wildlife. The gardens range from a full sun, drought tolerant, deer proof cutting garden to a more formal patio area over looking a woodland boggy area.
Click on Flower #4 for a tour of this garden. (40 Pictures)
      'Garden 5'

This shady yard has developed over 34 years and is linked by pathways leading into intimate settings that all flow together around the house. A meditative labyrinth is positioned amongst the harmonious balance of nature and cultivated gardens.
Click on Flower #5 for a tour of this garden. (35 Pictures)
      'Garden 6'

The property, originally dairy farmland is fourteen acres of diverse garden sites demonstrating gardening in varying habitats. A drought-tolerant roadside garden, cottage and rose garden, woodland wildflower and wetland gardens, rock garden, and orchard have been developed over 35 years of garden experimentation with many unusual plant varieties.
Click on Flower #6 for a tour of this garden. (41 Pictures)


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