Garden Day 2019
DATEApril 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Travel down country roads to historic private homes and family farms. This tour encompasses five properties located along the Washington-Rochambeau Route in Caroline and Spotsylvania Counties near Fredericksburg. Learn about sustainable farming for future generations, visit a tranquil site honoring a Civil War hero, and tour Ante-Bellum homes reflecting the charm of the South. Exterior highlights include formal boxwood gardens in which all the daughters of the owners’ family were married, and an eclectic sculpture garden. Enjoy a delightful tea hosted by the Rappahannock Valley Garden Club and “Farm to Table” box lunches. Visitors will have access to a horticultural display and a Plein Air artist presentation, making for a full day in the countryside.
Advance Tickets: $35 pp. www.vagardenweek.org. Caroline County Visitor Center,
Fredericksburg Visitor Center and Spotsylvania Visitor Center.
Day ofTickets: $45 pp. Available with cash or
check on the day of the tour at all houses except Jackson Shrine. Local brochures
and guidebooks also available.