A central Vancouver Island garden. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

Garden tour takes place this weekend in Nanaimo

Sixth annual Altrusa Garden Tour is this Sunday, June 9

Green thumbs in Nanaimo can see how other gardens grow.

The sixth annual Altrusa Garden Tour is this Sunday, June 9.

“Ours is not an event to be missed,” noted an Altrusa club press release.

The event, a self-guided tour of seven gardens in the area, is a fundraiser for Altrusa International of Nanaimo to go toward the non-profit club’s initiatives around supporting women, children and literacy. Participants can visit the gardens at their leisure, with refreshments to be served at each site.

The tour is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets are $20 at Green Thumb Garden Centre, Little Tree Garden Centre, Turley’s Florist and K.C.’s Boutique. Call 250-753-4081 or e-mail 4donnayoung@gmail.com for more information. Organizers ask that dogs be left at home.


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