Posted on: July 5, 2017 | Written By: Doug Oster |
I’ll be at Whole Foods on Saturday July 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. presenting “Planting Herbs now to Extend your Harvest.” It’s kicking off festivities for the Wexford Garden and Pond Tour which is the following Saturday.
The Secret Gardens and Ponds in the Wexford area will be available for a self – guided tour , Saturday, July 15th from 10AM to 3PM. Eight select properties include features such as raised bed veggie gardens, fairy houses, waterfalls with ponds, chickens, fish farming and gardens cultivated with love and care.
Whole Foods in Wexford will be the starting point where maps may be picked up from 9:30 to noon on Saturday , July 15th (rain dated for Sunday July 16th) All homes are within a 15 minute drive of the store.
Tickets are $35.00 per person and a percentage of the proceeds will support “Inspired Women Paying it Forward” – a philanthropic networking organization that supports women’s non-profits locally and globally with quarterly meetings raising up to $10,000 in one hour. www.Inspiredwomen.com.
Early supporters include: Eichenlaub landscapes for Living, Solutions Landscapes and Designs, Blumenshein Designs, Green Landscaping, Soergel Aquascapes, and Nature’s Aquatics. Tickets may be purchased on line at www.WexfordPondTour.com.
Doug Oster is manager and editor of Everybody Gardens with a passion for gardening and a love of sharing is experiences with other gardeners. You will also find Doug’s gardening contributions in the Tribune-Review each week. He’s an Emmy Award winning producer, television host and writer. Oster is co-host of The Organic Gardeners Radio show every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. Oster’s Outstanding Documentary Emmy was awarded for Gardens of Pennsylvania, a one hour special he conceived and produced for the PBS affiliate WQED. Doug appears every Thursday morning on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today live at 9 a.m. “Gardening is fun, he says, enjoy every day spent outside tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees.”