Tuesday, March 11, 2008
After too much cold weather, spring is finally here! Find the sure cure for cabin fever by joining us for Historic Garden Week in Virginia, April 19 - 27, 2008, the 75th anniversary tour season.
Visit Charlottesville, stay with us at The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm and drink in the springtime beauty of Central Virginia. The Charlottesville area gardens that will be open include:
*Morven open on Saturday, April 19 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been open for Garden Week since 1933.
*Greenwood Country Homes and Gardens will be seen Sunday and Monday, April 20 (1 - 6 p.m.) and 21 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.).
*The University of Virginia Gardens, including the Pavillion homes and gardens and Carr's Hill, the private home of the University President and Mrs. John T. Casteen, will be open on Tuesday, April 22 (10 a.m - 5 p.m.).
As the nation's oldest and largest statewide tour, Garden Week, throughout the state, will present four centuries of Virginia's rich heritage with more than 30 house and garden tours across the Commonwealth. Properties on the tour range from farmhouses to city houses; historic manors to new-millennium villas; formal to informal - from the Chesapeake Bay to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
You may find schedule and ticket information at www.VAGardenweek.org or at the Charlottesville Garden Club site at www.gardeninginvirginia.org.