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Sally Cunningham’s Garden Discovery Tours

Beyond the Flowers Tour

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Sally Cunningham’s Garden Discoveries

Travel, learn, and laugh with horticulturist Sally Cunningham, also called the “garden lady” of Western New York – book author, news columnist, TV expert (Channel 4, WIVB, on Sunday mornings) and always an educator. She’ll be with us in person to dazzle us with garden beauty, and teach about plants and design techniques. And you can count on lots of fun, new friends and great company along the way.

 

Friday, July 11

Lockport Wine & Flowers
Includes sophisticated gardens of expert plantsmen, wine tasting, lunch at the Tuscarora Inn, and some boutique, antique or plant shopping time in historic Lockport.

Sunday, July 13

Flowering Suburbia—Landscapes Outside the Limits
Private gardens (without the crowds) in the historic cottage district - Little Summer, Union, 16th Street area.

Friday, July 18

Gardens and Architecture
A variety of styles, from Zen to Victorian to a tropical feeling- Baynes, Bird, Delevan and more.

Saturday, July 19

Plant Collections Tour – Learn from the Plant People
Daylilies, Jack-in the pulpit, Hostas & Alpines - A tour for plantaholics: Learn from the collectors (mini-presentations); woodland shade gardens, daylily, hosta and alpine/miniature displays; picnic at the Shadrack’s Smug Creek and shopping.

Sunday, July 20

Buffalo: Allentown and Johnson Park
One of Buffalo’s oldest, most architecturally diverse neighborhoods; includes intensely planted and artistically designed gardens where you will meet some of Buffalo’s gardening writers and artists.

Thursday, July 24

Buffalo: Heart of Garden Walk
Many of Buffalo’s most photographed and original gardens (Lancaster, Norwood and Richmond areas.

Friday, July 25

Buffalo: Architecture and Gardens: Treasures of Old Buffalo
From Victorian mansions to cottages of the 1700s - with Frank Lloyd Wright, Frederic Law Olmsted and E.B.Greene treasures sprinkled throughout – Buffalo has architectural treasures – many with great gardens. Special feature: guided tour of the just-introduced Charles Burchfield botanical illustration exhibit (paired with the paintings) and luncheon at the The Burchfield Penney Art Center.

Thursday, July 31

Plant Collections Tour – Learn from the Plant People (evening tour)
Private lakefront gardens and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate sunset tour including wine and hors-d’oeuvres reception.

Friday, August 1

Secret Gardens of Java, Holland, and the Hidden Valley
Gardens you have never seen (vast perennial borders, hydrangea collections), plus luncheon and trolley tour where you will meet ostriches, zebras and their free-ranging and very happy friends.

 

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For more information, call 800-242-4244 or visit www.horizonclubtours.com

 

 


Beyond the Flowers Tour

Last year’s sold-out tour will be repeated this year. Check out this page for details.

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