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Garden Walk

The club has hosted a number of Garden Walks, with examples noted below. 
 Proceeds from this event are used for horticultural scholarships and Garden Therapy at a community site.  
The proceeds also contribute to the club's support of many local beautification projects including:  
Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista Memorial Garden Cemetery and the Blue Star Memorial Garden 
at the Bella Vista Visitors' Center on Highway 71.

2014 Garden Walk

The successful 2014 Garden Walk was held on June 7th. The Garden Walk raised funds for: horticultural scholarships; garden therapy for residents at Concordia and Brookfield; and plantings at the Veterans Wall of Honor, the Bella Vista Memorial Garden Cemetery, and the Visitor Center/Blue Star Memorial Garden.

The Tour Included 8 Stops
  1. Village Garden & Landscape Center. The proprietor, Brien Grosenickle is a member of the BVGC. There were special values for tour guests throughout the day.
  2. 1 Melanie Drive featured a delightful metal tree filled with bird houses attached to a wall on the north side of the house. Guests stepped through the arbor into the backyard and found a restful garden with a variety of plants.
  3. Metfield Pavilion - Eat and Meet. This stop featured grilled hot dogs, chips and a drink for $4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Garden Club members who are also Master Gardeners were available to answer questions and there was a show of cement planters and info on how to make them.
  4. 12 Morganshire Dr. was a lovely stop where the homeowners did a great job of making utility boxes disappear into the landscape.
  5. 1 Ancroft Ln. had charming pathways that lead guests from casual to formal gardens. There were lots of places for the grandchildren to hide.
  6. 18 Reighton Circle featured an impressive raised bed vegetable gardens. The flower gardens went on and on flowing from one beautiful area into another.
  7. 83 Dogwood Dr. delighted visitors with a stone "perch" in the back yard where you could watch the golfers play and a stream flow by. Berms covered with shrubs and flowers gave the front yard privacy. Visitors enjoyed the crystal ornaments. Some were for sale.
  8. 46 London Dr. featured a New England style house with it's white picket fence.  The many shrubs resulted in it rightly being called the "Boxwood House". Guests wandered through the backyard's charming vignettes viewing many statues.
More photos of the Garden Walk:  CLICK HERE   

Crystal Decorations Intrigued Visitors