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July
11
2015
4 days from now


Secret Gardens, , Saugerties, NY 12477
Saturday at 10:30AM - 4:30PM

The tour this year will showcase six private gardens in Saugerties. This annual fundraising event benefits the Boys & Girls Club and the Ulster County SPCA. As you travel from one garden to the next, you will experience the geographic diversity that helps make Saugerties such a special place. Each garden is unique and displays the creative and original style of the owner. Since these are “Secret Gardens”, the names and locations are kept under wraps until the day of the tour. Torrential rain date 7/12.

Advance tickets will go on sale in late May and are $20 through July 9th. Tickets can be purchased at Smith Hardware, 227 Main St, Saugerties and Herzog’s Supply, Kingston Plaza, Kingston. Tickets are also available through the mail by sending a check, payable to the Boys and Girls Club, along with your name, address and email or phone number to Secret Gardens Tour, P.O. Box 32, Malden, NY 12453. Mail order requests must be received by July 3rd.

Tickets on the day of the tour will be at 201 Washington Ave. (corner Finger St.), Saugerties, between 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Fee: $20 advance; $30 day of
For additional information email jfine@hvc.rr.com or call 845-246-0710.
https://www.facebook.com/SecretGardensTour

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2015-07-16 13:00:00 UTC
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16
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2015-07-16 19:00:00 UTC
2015-07-16 21:00:00 UTC
16
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at 7:00PM - 9:00PM on Thurs

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2015-07-18 10:00:00 UTC
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2015-07-19 10:00:00 UTC
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Tours at both 10am & 4pm

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2015-07-19 10:00:00 UTC
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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Route 9, Hyde Park, NY 12538
2015-07-19 13:00:00 UTC
2015-07-19 16:00:00 UTC
19
July
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Fee: FREE
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http://www.vanderbiltgarden.org


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Stonecrop Gardens , 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY 10516
2015-07-22 18:00:00 UTC
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22
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at 6:00PM - 7:30PM on Wed

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Innisfree Garden, 362 Tyrrel Rd, Millbrook, NY 12545
2015-07-25 05:00:00 UTC
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25
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Gardens in Millbrook, Salt Point and Amenia, 658 DEEP HOLLOW ROAD, MILLBROOK, NY 12545
2015-07-25 10:00:00 UTC
2015-07-25 16:00:00 UTC
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at 10:00AM - 4:00PM on Sat

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Fee: $7 per garden; children 12 & under free.
888-842-2442 | opendays@gardenconservancy.org
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Innisfree Garden, 362 Tyrrel Rd, Millbrook, NY 12545
2015-07-25 11:00:00 UTC
2015-07-25 12:30:00 UTC
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Fee: $10 for Innisfree and Garden Conservancy members (must present membership card), $15 for the general public.
office@innisfreegarden.org
http://innisfreegarden.org/


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August 2015
Innisfree Garden, 362 Tyrrel Rd, Millbrook, NY 12545
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Fee: $10 for Innisfree members; $15 for the general public
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http://innisfreegarden.org/


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Garden of Maraleen Manos-Jones, 434 Bostock Road, Shokan, NY 12481
2015-08-09 10:00:00 UTC
2015-08-09 12:00:00 UTC
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at 10:00AM - 12:00AM on Sun

Maraleen Manos-Jones, Butterfly Woman, will be your guide as you stroll through the extensive gardens, take a mindful walk through a labyrinth, adjourn to the art studio, sip iced garden teas, nibble on butterfly cookies, and learn how you can help protect all pollinators with an inspiring illustrated talk by Maraleen.

Tours at both 10am & 4pm.

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www.spiritofbutterflies.com
www.pollinatorfriendlytowns.org


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Hortus Conclusus Gardens, Mill Road, Stone Ridge, NY 12484
2015-08-15 10:00:00 UTC
2015-08-15 13:00:00 UTC
15
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at 10:00AM - 1:00PM on Sat

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Fee: $50 per class, includes snack (fresh and preserved fruit from the gardens), tea and seedlings
(845) 256-9830 | info@wildearth.org
http://wildearth.org/adults/edible-landscaping


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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Route 9, Hyde Park, NY 12538
2015-08-16 13:00:00 UTC
2015-08-16 16:00:00 UTC
16
Aug
at 1:00PM - 4:00PM on Sun

Vanderbilt Garden Association interpreters will offer FREE tours of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (weather permitting). Tours begin at the entrance to the gardens. The volunteer interpreters will discuss the history of the gardens, with a focus on the Vanderbilt ownership and the mission of the not-for-profit Vanderbilt Garden Association to rehabilitate and maintain the plants, shrubs, trees, and statuary in the gardens as they were in the 1930’s just prior to Mr. Vanderbilt’s death. They will also provide information about three major projects the gardens are currently undergoing: the renovation of the Cherry Walk, the replanting of the Rose Garden terraces, and the rehabilitation of the Rose Garden fountain. Visitors can also visit the 1875 Toolhouse to look at photographs of the gardens taken during and since the Vanderbilt era.

Fee: FREE
info@vanderbiltgarden.org | 845-229-6432
http://www.vanderbiltgarden.org


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Stonecrop Gardens , 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY 10516
2015-08-19 17:30:00 UTC
2015-08-19 19:00:00 UTC
19
Aug
at 5:30PM - 7:00PM on Wed

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Fee: $10/members - no charge
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http://www.stonecrop.org/


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Bard College, Campus Road, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
2015-08-20 13:00:00 UTC
2015-08-20 14:00:00 UTC
20
Aug
at 1:00PM - 2:00PM on Thurs

Join us for a leisurely stroll around the campus to explore some of the beautiful trees that make up our landscape. Arboretum Director, Amy Parrella '99, will talk about Bard's unique tree specimens, seasonal highlights and staff favorites. Bard Arboretum Walks are held the 3rd Thursday of each month, March-November. Meet at Ludlow (front north door), Main Campus. Rain or Shine.

Fee: FREE and open to the public.
Call if any questions, 845-758-7179, Horticulture/Arboretum Office
http://inside.bard.edu/arboretum/


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Innisfree Garden, 362 Tyrrel Rd, Millbrook, NY 12545
2015-08-22 11:00:00 UTC
2015-08-22 12:13:00 UTC
22
Aug
at 11:00AM - 12:13AM on Sat

Walk through the garden with a staff member and discuss the story of Innisfree: the people, the nonprofit, and the extraordinary landscape. The tour lasts about 1.5 hours, and good walking shoes are suggested. Advance reservations via email are strongly suggested.

Fee: $10 for Innisfree members, $15 for the general public.
office@innisfreegarden.org
http://innisfreegarden.org/


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September 2015
Hvgc
Union Presbyterian Church, 44 Balmville Road, Newburgh, NY 12550
2015-09-13 13:30:00 UTC
2015-09-13 14:30:00 UTC
13
Sept
at 1:30PM - 2:30PM on Sun

The Mid-Hudson Orchid Society is dedicated to providing a supportive community to encourage communication and education among individuals who are interested in the growing and study of orchids. Learn from experienced orchid enthusiasts, view blooming orchids at each meeting’s Show Table, buy orchids, and listen to expert speakers give advice and share their knowledge of orchids… all at our monthly meetings. Become a member or join one of our meetings and watch friendships bloom.

For further information, please call Ruth Nattras 845-343-2901.
http://www.mhos.us.com/


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