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Tuesday April 23, 2013
Sponsored by The Petersburg Garden Club
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"Blooming Through the Years" is the theme of this year’s historic Petersburg house and garden tour. Featuring a panorama of the area’s finest homes and gardens, the tour highlights historical renovations, reuses of historical properties and landscapes. A glorious assortment of homes and gardens, spanning over four centuries of architectural history, demonstrates how Petersburg continues to bloom. Eight beautiful locations are featured in honor of the Tour’s 80th Anniversary.
- The Harker-Conner home and garden - 2001 Woodland Road
- The Wright home and English shade gardens - 1578 Westover Avenue
- Marie Bowen Gardens - azaleas, woodland trees, walking trails
- The Matthews home and garden - 131 Franklin Street
- The Centre Hill Mansion and garden – a GCV restoration site
- The Terry Ammons and Ann Adams home, studio and garden - 109 W. Bank Street
- Studio Ammons - 235 N. Market Street
- The Taylor-Goodwin Sanctuary Gardens - 319 High Street
Refreshments: Petersburg Garden Club’s Annual Tea will be served at the Sanctuary Gardens at 319 High Street, from noon to 4 p.m. Complimentary homemade baked goodies and beverages will be available free of cost. Depending on the time, you may get to sample fresh honey. Demonstration hives will be open at the lower lot side of the garden.
Luncheon and Special Activities: The Cockade City Garden Club is offering a gourmet lunch, music with a fashion boutique, jewelry, and gifts from SHE of Chester Village Green for $12 per person at the Historic St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 110 N. Union St. from 11 :30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Geraniums will be on sale for $6. To order geraniums or luncheon tickets in advance, emailLindapwynne@gmail.com or call (804) 768-0758. Proceeds benefit the Historic Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg to help repair the tombstones and ironwork. Lunch tickets available in advance at SHE, Boulevard Flower Gardens, The Siege Museum, Palmore Decorating Center and the Petersburg Visitors Center Farmers Bank.
Advance Tickets: $20 through Monday, April 22. Available at Boulevard Flower Gardens and. Windows N' Walls (Colonial Heights), SHE (Chester), and Palmore Decorating Center, the Petersburg Visitors Center Farmers Bank, The Siege Museum, Antiques and Arch Art., Second Hand Rose, Blue Willow Tea Room /Penniston Alley Antiques. Mail order tickets must be postmarked by April 17. Please send a check made payable to the Petersburg Garden Club, to Mrs. William R. Sammler, 1349 Butler Branch Rd., Petersburg, VA 23805. Enclose a stamped, self-addressed business size envelope.
Tickets: $25 per person
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