April 23, 2024

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Garden Tour scheduled for this weekend | Home and Garden

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Garden Tour scheduled for this weekend | Home and Garden

The Hanford Yard Club Tour is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23.


Tickets are $25, accessible at the Ramblin’ Rose in Lemoore, Hofman’s Nursery, Gonsalves-Fasso or by calling Jana Dudley at 559-381-2689. 

Ronny and Jonette Montgomery say their house is a minimal bit of state in the metropolis.   On 2 1/2 acres, they have different livestock, a little orchard with apple, pear, and citrus trees, and a vegetable backyard comprehensive of issues the household likes to take in.   A attractive pool with a waterfall and slide dominates the back again together with a cabana they extra lately.   

Entering the Hold out backyard garden, you really feel like you’re in a very little piece of England. David Austin roses are scattered during together with white Iceberg roses.  Sweet peas, jasmine and honeysuckle fragrance the air. Flowers are almost everywhere  foxgloves, camellias, daffodils, geraniums and hollyhocks.  


In the again, the stone playhouse and potting get rid of seem like they’ve been there permanently. Be confident and glimpse for all the memorabilia within. There is a protected patio with a swing and a cabana with a table just waiting around for teatime.   

Driving the greenhouse are fruit trees and and a grape arbor. An area is set aside for composting. In the significantly still left corner is a Lady Banking institutions rose overlooking her very little bit of Merry Olde England.


The Noel Residence

Joy Noel calls her backyard garden “organic and natural.” She likes to obtain seeds from her vegetation and toss them wherever she wants them to grow. She also has lots of self seeding vegetation which she allows to arrive up where they will. Her backyard is whimsical and unstructured. In the front, she has wisteria, cactus, calendulas and rosemary. In her backyard, alongside with her chickens, she has primarily drought tolerant plants. A large amount of them are Mediterranean or South African which do properly here in Hanford. She especially likes her Lion’s Tail and Devil’s Tree. Elevated beds are stuffed with beets and other greens. Sunflowers are scattered throughout the property along with Saw Palmetto with its yellow blooms. All this is Joy’s” minor bit of place” in the middle of city.

The Miller Property

Patty Miller says her lawn is normally modifying. New issues are constantly being included. Patty and Mark are great collectors of rocks, cactus and succulents. They journey all in excess of the environment and bring again new types. As you go down the lengthy driveway after turning remaining at the major orange h2o buoy, you will discover quite a few extra huge buoys on the remaining. Then you see the giant cactus surrounded by scaled-down ones. Plenty of property artwork, like gnomes, cherubs, critters of all sorts, old farming tools and rocks, rocks and more rocks are scattered all through the location. A huge bottle tree from Africa stands in close proximity to the dwelling. Be confident and look for a different variety of bottle tree as you head towards the succulent hillside.

Observe the petrified wooden and glimpse for the two turkeys along the way. Powering the property is a additional common garden stuffed with flowers. Tons of pots cling from the porch. What a fantastic spot to sit and take pleasure in the buzzing of the bees and the magnificent butterflies!

The Storybook Garden and Museum

Substantially has been taking place at the Garden these days! The “Stone Cottage” is completed and open for use, primarily for conferences, functions and specific activities. It has its individual kitchen and restrooms and is massive plenty of for 50 folks. Our Hanford Garden Club loves applying the cottage for conferences. Not only the youngsters take pleasure in this Backyard garden, but older people can rejoice in this magical area, as effectively.


Youngsters are eagerly searching forward to cooling down in ‘Huckleberry’s Creek’ once more this summer season! This addition is a wonderful attraction to the Backyard garden. The ‘Creek’ is lovely and very calming, other than when there are quite a few kiddos splashing and cooling off! Make guaranteed you identify the pretty ‘Memory Garden’ sponsored by our have Hanford Garden Club, just freshly finished and oh so stunning!


For various many years, HGC has dreamed of a particular backyard garden to honor and bear in mind our previous and current customers for many years of support and devotion to HGC. Our Club is now 71 decades previous, and continue to developing and serving our community. I am good you will be impressed! Come and stroll by way of Hanford’s particular gem: proudly offered for our neighborhood and readers.

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