Local Garden Tours

Join other Garden members as we explore local horticultural jewels. Members provide their own transportation (carpooling is strongly encouraged). Locations and directions provided with reservation.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – Bonita Springs

This event has reached full capacity. If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please call 239-643-7275.

Members will head to Bonita Springs, where we’ll tour two historic properties. A private tour of Haldeman House (1886), one of the oldest structures in Southwest Florida, will be led by W. Christian Busk, a noted landscape architect who restored the property. We will also visit nearby Shangri-La Springs (1921), a historic hotel and spa in Old Bonita with lush landscaping located along the natural spring for which the town is named. Lunch in Bonita Springs will follow.

Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – Olde Naples Private Properties

This event has reached full capacity. If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please call 239-643-7275.

This tour will include visits to two private properties in Olde Naples. One is a formal sculpture garden with native plants, outdoor rooms, and a reflecting pool (toured by some members on 5/23/14 – west of NCH) while the other, just steps from the Gulf, features a beautiful array of container gardens and raised bed planting. Lunch will follow (location TBD).

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