HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Garden Club of Henderson will host their Bi-Annual Garden Tour on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The host gardens are as follows:
Ron and Debbie Faupel, 1135 N. Main St. — This hilltop home offers many ideas for gardeners dealing with challenging topography on their property.
Tom and Jeanne Marie Gadient, 626 N. Main St. -- Two gardens at one stop. Admire the elegant beds that complement the formal design of this century-old Italianate home and the charm of a cottage garden at their cozy guest house.
Martha Ann Otey, 528 N. Main St. — Known in Henderson as the “birdhouse garden,” guests will be inspired by this delightful eclectic design which is cared for by a gardener who is ninety years young.
Pam and Mike Herron, 304 S. Main St. — If garden rooms, which lend themselves to entertaining, are your ideal you don’t want to miss this yard on one of Henderson’s most visible corners.
Ron and Penny Henry, 535 S. Elm St. — Tour both house and garden of this historic Victorian home. A deeply shaded, secret garden is true to this properties 18th century style.
Amy and Alan Taylor, 4001 Deepwood Drive — This garden is a study in how to create a private, peaceful retreat even though it’s near a busy highway. Containers and beds full of color that display how to produce a big bang in a small space.
Lois Harper, 2166 Book Drive -- A cozy southern garden with a red, white and blue color scheme. The house is surrounded by a pool, outdoor kitchen and meditation garden with a peaceful waterfall and koi pond.
Dick and Sheila Beaven, 6056 Laurel Trail — A whole hillside has become a new garden with waterfall and koi pond in this woodland yard. Also talk with Dick about the Monarch butterfly sanctuary he has developed.
Joel Hopper, 2925 U.S. 60 East — Visitors can see this fully restored, century old Craftsman style home and property. Historically know as the “Tea House” it was the site of wedding receptions, teas and bridge clubs for the ladies of Henderson in bygone days.
Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased in advance at the Henderson County Tourism Commission at the Depot at 101 Water St. Tickets can also be purchased at any of the gardens the day of the tour.