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Peckerwood Insider’s Tour

November 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$10

Join us and experience Peckerwood Garden in a new way!

November 5 2016 will be the next Peckerwood Insiders’ tour.

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.

November 5th topic is Conifers of Peckerwood

Though most often synonymous with northern forests, most of the world’s conifers actually exist in the subtropics, but are underutilized in places like Texas. Peckerwood has a great diversity of conifers adaptable to warm climates but still convey a northern feel and add year-around evergreen textures, color and serve as architectural elements in the landscape. Come explore the majority of the species present in the gardens, from familiar types like pines and cypresses to obscure ones like Keteleeria, Torreya and Amentotaxus, along with surprising options like subtropical fir trees. This tour will take the visitor to many areas of the garden not covered on our general Open Day tours.

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.

Pre-register for your special visit to Peckerwood Garden.

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 info@peckerwoodgarden.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 bethany@peckerwoodgarden.org or at 979-826-3232.

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Date:
November 5, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
http://peckerwoodgarden.org/first-saturday-specialized-tours/

Venue

Peckerwood Garden Conservation Foundation
20559 FM 359 Road
Hempstead, 77445
Phone:
979-826-3232