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23rd Annual Piedmont Gardeners Tour


Join us for The Piedmont Gardeners Annual Garden Tour and take the opportunity to visit five inspiring gardens in the Athens, Georgia area.  Bring a friend, grab your walking shoes and immerse yourselves in the self-guided tour filled with garden creativity and ideas.  We look forward to seeing you!

When:  Saturday, April 16, 2016, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rain or Shine
Admissions:  One ticket admits the holder to all 5 gardens
Tickets:  $15 if purchased from local businesses / $20 at the gardens on Tour Day
Student Tickets: $10 (with ID)

Click Here for list of local businesses

Uga presidents garden

Garden 1

UGA President's Garden
570 Prince Avenue, Athens

Constructed in 1856, this prominent Greek revival home offers a rare opportunity for the public to explore its formal parterre boxwood gardens, rose gardens and walkways meandering through azalea and camellia beds, culminating with an English inspired folly.

kuykendall garden

Garden 2

Dera Weaver
53 Prince Place, Athens

This charming cottage garden spills over with lavender, climbing roses, evergreen clematis and layers of shrubs and perennials cleverly designed to create seclusion and joyful whimsy within a petite envelop full of surprises.

Hable garden

Garden 3

Susan Hable and Peter Smith
640 Cobb Street, Athens

Home to Susan Hable, a well-known graphic designer, her creative instincts are on full display with imaginative use of color and inspired plant combinations woven through lawns and borders; integrating house, studio and guest cottage into a harmonious whole.

 Amos garden

Garden 4

Wayne Amos and Charles Hunnicutt
930 Hill Street, Athens

The Craftsman house is home to a gifted plantsman and showcases a superb shade garden using massed plantings under the mature hardwood canopy, accented with unusual specimens of small trees and conifers, and plant combinations that elegantly blend with the original rock walls and stone features of the property.



patterson garden

Garden 5

Janet and Alex Patterson
258 Springdale Street, Athens

Southern heritage plants such as magnolia, pecan, boxwoods, azaleas and iris grace the garden of this 1880 Victorian house, easily comingling with newcomer plantings such as Japanese maples, a Forest Pansy redbud, stands of bamboo and contemporary sculpture.




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