Join tour guide Nancy DuBrule-Clemente for an August 17 day-long garden trip to New Bedford
CT Hort is excited to be co-hosting a day-long bus tour this summer with Friendship Tours! Won’t you join us? Your tour guide is Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, author and founder of Natureworks Horticulture Services. Go to www.friendshiptours.net or call 860-243-1630 to reserve a space.
Massachusetts South Coast Visit Thursday, August 17Bus leaves at 8:30 am from New Britain and 9:00 am from Middletown. Approximate return time is 7-7:30pm We’ll go to Avant Gardens in North Dartmouth and meet owner Katherine Tracey, and participate in a workshop where Ms. Tracy will demonstrate how to transform your container gardens for late summer and fall. Following the workshop, tour the gardens and greenhouse, which there’s an array of uncommon and rare trees, shrubs, perennials, garden annuals, succulents, and hard-to-find houseplants. After a lovely buffet lunch, we’re on our way to the Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens, a storied former New Bedford nursery and homestead-turned vibrant public park. Mr. Haskell himself curated the six acres of beauty blooming in the heart of the town. CT Hort Members: $145 / General Admission: $150 Price includes the workshop and tour at Avant Gardens, the stop at the Haskell Public Gardens, a buffet lunch, deluxe motorcoach bus, and tour director. Go to www.friendshiptours.net or call 860-243-1630 to reserve a space.
Hurry! Space is limited on the buses for both tours.