Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Summit County Garden Club Tour

The 16th annual Summit County Garden Club Tour will take place on Saturday, July 29, 2006.

The tour is self-guided and will highlight 8-10 of the most mature, unusual and new alpine gardens in the area. Wildflower gardens, confined-space gardens, and rock gardens with perennial, annual and native plants are all included.

Registration is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Community/Senior Center in Frisco, Colorado.

Directions are: From I-70W exit 203 and turn south on CO Highway 9. Go 1.6 miles to CR1004. Turn right at the light. The Center is on the immediate left. A detailed map and descriptions of the gardens will be provided at the site.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on tour day. To purchase tickets in advance, prior to Monday, July 24 only, send your name and a check to Summit County Garden Club, P.O. Box 2423, Breckenridge, CO 80424. Tickets will be held at the desk the day of the tour.

E-mail for information.

Proceeds from the tour are returned to the community through grants for public gardens and education in high altitude gardening. See

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