Date: 25 September 2010
Time: Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $20 in advance online; $25 day of tour
Location: Oakhurst Community Garden Project, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur GA 30030
Step “behind the fence” to explore 16 extraordinary private and community gardens in charming Decatur, GA, featuring fall color, native specimens, serene water features, edible gardens and stylish outdoor living areas. Don’t miss the stunning “garden rooms” of renowned author/designer Ryan Gainey. Tour offers fresh ideas and inspiration for garden enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels and is a fund-raiser for the non-profit Decatur Preservation Alliance and Oakhurst Community Garden Project.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the original township of Oakhurst – now one of Decatur’s most popular neighborhoods – many of the featured gardens are located in that area. Several gardens will be open Saturday evening to be enjoyed with wine and music. Sunday includes a garden-themed marketplace in downtown Oakhurst.