MANCHESTER>> "Through the Garden Gate" is a tour of eight spectacular private gardens in Manchester and Dorset on set for Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, to benefit GCM's scholarship program for local students pursuing horticultural studies. Add a little pizzazz? Create a special theme garden? Inspiration awaits you. Purchase Advance Tickets ($25) at Aubuchon Hardware, Dorset Union Store, Equinox Valley Nursery, Mettowee Mill Garden Center & Landscaping, Northshire Bookstore and online at or Tour Day at Manchester Community Library and On the Dorset Green from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For further information, see GCM's website.