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Peckerwood Insider’s Tour
July 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$10
Join us and experience Peckerwood Garden in a new way!
July 2 2016 will be the start of a new monthly specialized tour program at Peckerwood Garden.
One tour will be held the morning of the first Saturday of each month. 10 am
Guests Purchase tickets here: http://goo.gl/3G6qG0
Member’s register here: http://vols.pt/XQm5Lo
About the tours.
Unlike our general Open Day tours, Director of Horticulture Adam Black or a knowledgeable docent will highlight a more focused subject each month, ranging from Peckerwood’s specific plant groups, garden design strategies, seasonal interest and more. Attendees will often get the rare opportunity to see sections of the garden never visited during the general tours. The goal is to deepen your understanding and appreciation of Peckerwood’s unique collections and their use in the landscape to spark inspiration for your own garden.
July 2nd will focus on Peckerwood’s North Dry Garden and other collections located across the creek. This rare visit to this area will showcase a variety of plants including Xeric, woodland, Mexican, Asian, native, and more. Texas natives and John Fairey’s own Mexican collections will be discussed, some of which have become standards in the nursery trade world-wide while others may currently only be found at Peckerwood. Interesting biological adaptations to the harsh dry climate will be covered, along with how to best integrate these plants in your garden. Our ever-expanding nursery will be open for purchases following the tour.
NOTE: This tour will take place mostly in the sun, so please dress appropriately with adequate sun protection. Bottled water will be available or you may bring your own.
Tours are approximately 1 ½ hours long. Most tours are limited to 15 people (unless otherwise specified) so pre-registration is required.
Peckerwood Garden has been widely acclaimed for design originality, the breadth of its collections, and its education and conservation programs. Learning about these collections is an ongoing process and an excellent opportunity to deepen your knowledge of plants, design, Peckerwood Garden, and more.
Guests please call 979-826-3232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Unfortunately, baby strollers, and pets are not allowed in the garden due to the delicate and sharp plants and small uneven pathways. Service animals with identification are allowed. Garden entry is by guided tour only.
Tours are $10 per person, space available. Members are free. Pre-registration is required.
Contact Bethany Jordan with questions at email@example.com or at 979-826-3232.