The Lexington Council Garden Clubs is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the OPEN GATES GARDEN TOUR in Lexington in June of 2021. Please see the press release below and visit this page for updated information.
Lexington Council Garden Clubs 2021Garden Tour
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
CONTACT: Eileen Langer
Publicity Chair LCGC
Open Gates to Bluegrass Living Garden Tour June 26 and 27, 2021
(Lexington, KY) The Lexington Council Garden Clubs invites you to visit a carefully curated
selection of area gardens on June 26, 2021 10AM to 5 PM and June 27, 2017 1 PM to 5
PM. Whether you are a gardener, a homeowner seeking new ideas or a just enjoy beauty
and tranquility, please join us, rain or shine to visit some of our area’s most inspiring
gardens. There will be something for everyone – gardens both homeowner and
Our biennial fundraising event provides scholarships to University of Kentucky students
majoring in horticulture and related fields. Additional grant recipients from past tours
include historic preservation at the Hunt Morgan House, Waveland, and the Wallis House,
the headquarters of the State Garden Club of Kentucky; educational activities at libraries,
schools, the Fayette County Extension, the Arboretum, the Family Care Center outdoor
classroom, Seedleaf Community Garden; as well as landscaping for the Hope Center, the
Markey Cancer Center Meditation Garden, neighborhood median gardens, and the Ashland
Terrace garden, and numerous Monarch Waystations throughout Lexington.
Tickets are $20 and may be purchased from garden club members, at area independently
owned garden centers, and at garden sites on the days of the tour. The Tour is self-guided
but there will be representatives from the Lexington Council Garden Clubs on hand to
Please visit our website at www.lexgardenclubs.org for more information.