Garden tour a success


MANCHESTER >> Over 200 people enjoyed the beautiful gardens and lovely weather at the Garden Club of Manchester's "Through the Garden Gate" Garden Tour. Many thanks to all the homeowners who graciously opened their gardens to the tour on June 25, as well as to all the club members who worked so hard to make this event a huge success.

The club thanks the following businesses who purchased ad space in their tour booklet: American Hairlines, Bartlett Tree Experts, Bella Donna Salon, Berkshire Bank, Brook Valley, Dorset Salon, Dorset Union Store, Dutton Berry Farm, Equinox Valley Nursery, Express Copy, H.N. Williams Store, Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home, Joy, all things underthings, Mettowee Mill Garden Center & Landscaping, Northshire Bookstore, Paul's Landscaping, Rising Sun Maintenance, Inc., rk Miles, The Dorset Exchange and Consignment Shop, The Lily of the Valley Florist, Tilting at Windmills Gallery and Traver Gardner Group of Raymond James & Associates.

The club also like to thank Aubuchon Hardware, Dorset Union Store, Equinox Valley Nursery, Mettowee Mill Garden Center and Landscaping and Northshire Bookstore who all helped by selling advanced tickets to the event.

All proceeds from the tour are dedicated to the Club's scholarship program for local graduating seniors pursuing an education in environmental studies, agribusiness, botany or other related areas. For more information on the Garden Club of Manchester visit their website at


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