Press release from Joanne Bartoli:
“Unique Gardens of New Rochelle” describes
The Garden Club of New Rochelle’s tour on June 1st
New Rochelle, NY — To celebrate the arrival of June and the beauty of some outstanding gardens in New Rochelle, The Garden Club of New Rochelle is offering the public a self-guided tour through unique and beautiful private gardens on Saturday, June 1st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ticket holders will have access to six private gardens, including properties with a plethora of seldom-seen perennials, specimen trees, rock and water features and unique use of space — a variety of visual pleasures plus a wealth of gardening ideas.
Proceeds from the tour will be used to sustain club projects such as the planting of thousands of daffodil bulbs throughout New Rochelle, maintenance of the Shakespeare Garden overlooking Long Island Sound in Davenport Park, beautifying local veterans memorials, donating decorated holiday wreaths to charitable institutions and veterans hospitals, and holiday baskets of greens and gifts for distribution by the Visiting Nurse Service.
Advance sale tickets to the June 1 tour are $20 each , or $25 each on the day of the tour. Day-of-event tickets will be on sale at St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Rochelle at the intersection of Wilmot Road and Lovell Road starting at 9:30. a.m. For directions to the church please call 914 804-7589 or 914 636-0047. The tour will take place rain or shine.
Joanne Bartoli, spokesperson for the Garden Club, noted that the club is always looking for new members. She says, “Whether you have an outdoor garden or just raise houseplants on your window sill, you will enjoy our Garden Club and our many activities that are fun and benefit the community. We welcome new members.” For information, call Joanne Bartoli, 914 632-5411.
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The Garden Club of New Rochelle is over 100 years old and still going strong. It is involved in many activities which benefit the community, including civic beautification, garden therapy in nursing homes, maintenance of several veterans’ memorials and decorating beautiful holiday wreaths which it donates to local charitable organizations and veterans’ hospitals. It welcomes new members, whether they have a house with a garden or an apartment with potted plants. For information about the Garden Club of New Rochelle and its activities, please call Joanne Bartoli, 914 632-5411.
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