Flower Lover? Don't Miss the 17th Annual Kelowna Garden Tour - Saturday, June 14, 2014

Held on Saturday June 14th, the 17th Annual Kelowna Garden Tour offers visitors a chance to immerse themselves in private gardens. These unique and beautiful gardens have amazing outdoor living spaces, and remarkable architectural details. Part of the tour will be held along Lawrence and Bernard avenues this year. Let's find out more about it!

What You'll See

This tour is a self-guided one. By taking part in it, you'll have the chance to enjoy amazing views of beautiful flowers, immerse yourself in their refreshing scent, and relax while admiring everything. In addition, you'll get the chance to see how produce is grown. As such, you'll see for yourself the love and care that goes into making fresh produce. You might feel amazed at how many different shapes and sizes gardens come in. You'll also undoubtedly notice how different each one looks, depending on the taste and preferences of each gardener.

You'll Be Surprised at Just How Many Types of Gardens There Are

Gardens differ by what they contain and by the way they are arranged. The setting in which you'll find them also plays a role in deciding their appearance. In this tour, you'll get a chance to stroll through vineyards and large properties in the city. You'll also get a chance to relax in backyard retreats, heritage gardens, and even urban farms.

Get Your Tickets: Where and How Much

Tickets for this event will go on sale on May 1st, and cost $30. After May 31st, ticket prices go up to $35. For groups of 10 or more, there is a 10% discount available. If you're interested in getting tickets, you can find them online at flowerpowerylw.ca. Alternatively, if you'd prefer to pick them up in person, you can find them at Art Knapp, The Greenery, Rick's Garden World, Dogwood Nursery, or Bylands.

What to Wear on the Tour

Being comfortable is an important element of this tour. As such, remember to wear clothing that is loose fitting, as well as shoes that won't hurt your feet. For example, throwing on some espadrilles or flipflops will work perfectly. In addition, you should protect yourself from the sun, so wear a hat and sunglasses, and remember to put on sunscreen.

Things to Do on the Tour

Admiring the varied gardens is a treat in and of itself. However, that's not the only thing you'll get a chance to do on this tour. If you have any questions, you can ask the experts, and treat this tour as a learning opportunity. In addition, there will be wine sampling available. Lastly, if you get hungry, there will be lunch and snacks available.

If you want to enjoy yourself while being immersed in beautiful gardens, take the Kelowna Garden Tour this year. The beauty and originality of each of the gardens will amaze you, plus, you'll have the unique opportunity to have your questions answered by experts in the field. This is an opportunity any garden lover won't want to miss!

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