An Autumn Stroll

An Autumn Stroll
Franklin County Master Gardeners

On Sunday, September 20, 2009 from noon until 5pm, Franklin County Master Gardeners are holding their annual fall garden tour. This year's tour is called "An Autumn Stroll". The tour will feature 11 gardens in five neighborhoods within Greencastle, with an exciting variety of sizes and styles. With two Master Gardeners' (marked with *asterisk in list below) properties included on the tour, "An Autumn Stroll" will take the visitor from gracious in-town properties to spacious woodland and hilltop gardens. Rough and uneven landscaping may be encountered, and so comfortable, low-heeled walking shoes are recommended.
Tickets for "An Autumn Stroll" are $10 apiece, with proceeds to go toward the educational programs presented by the Master Gardeners. Persons interested in attending are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance at the Extension Office (181 Franklin Farm Lane), Snavely's Garden Corner (2106 LWE) and Plasterer's Florist & Greenhouse (990 LWE) in Chambersburg; and in Greencastle at Philips' Seeds & Garden Center (410 South Antrim Way) and Pure & Simple Natural Health (628 E. Baltimore Street). Ticket sale sites in Shippensburg are East Meets West Emporium (29 East King Street) and Lulu's Bread Box (306 East Garfield Street). Tickets will also be available in limited quantities at the tour sites on the 20th. For more details, call the Penn State Cooperative Extension office at 717-263-9226.
"An Autumn Stroll" 2009 will include:
Heritage Home Gardens
Nancy Smith
Garden Smith's Inc.
262 N. Carlisle Street, Greencastle
Roger & Chris Johnston
400 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle
*Karin Johnson
38 North Linden Street, Greencastle
Woodland Retreats
Richard Powell & Shawn Wagner
7781 Talhelm Road, Chambersburg
Ralph & Diane Henicle
7806 Talhelm Road, Chambersburg
Note: These are the only two gardens on tour with Chambersburg addresses.
This is important if anyone is using a navigator instead of ticket directions.
Executive Lifestyle Outdoor Living in Greencastle Greens
Mike & Chris Kipe
1490 Castlegreen Drive, Greencastle
Greg & Sue Strait
1558 Castlegreen Drive, Greencastle
Brian & Karen Holmes
1497 Castlegreen Drive, Greencastle
Tony & Gloria Revellino
1430 Castlegreen Drive, Greencastle
Estate Elegance
Hank & Jan Guarriello
373 Craig Road, Greencastle
Vegetable Gardener's Delight
Four-season vegetable gardening exhibits
*William & Ruth Dorman
5532 Montgomery Church Rd., Greencastle
New Bonus Garden (Aug. 26 addition):
Greencastle-Antrim Middle School
370 S. Ridge Avenue, Greencastle
National Wildlife Schoolyard Habitat
Student project designed to attract birds and butterflies.
With a variety of garden sizes and styles, "An Autumn Stroll" will serve as inspiration for area gardeners planning their next year's gardens. Visitors may view the gardens in any order, throughout the afternoon. To purchase tickets, or for more information concerning the Master Gardeners' "Autumn Stroll", call the Penn State Cooperative Extension office at 717-263-9226.