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Secret gardens on master tour

Three in White Salmon

On June 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven "secret" gardens will be shown as part of the Central Gorge Master Gardener Association Garden Tour.

Four of the gardens are located in Hood River and three are in White Salmon.

This is the first time gardens on both sides of the Columbia River are featured on the biennial Garden Tour.

Each garden was chosen for its unique quality and features that keep it a secret.

Also included is the Art in the Garden show at the Columbia Art Gallery in downtown Hood River.

Tickets are $7 in advance and available at Waucoma Book Store, Columbia Art Gallery and Good News Gardening in Hood River as well as Trellis Fresh Flowers in White Salmon and Dickey Farms in Bingen or $10 at any garden location and Columbia Art Gallery on the day of the tour.

The Secret Garden Tour is a community outreach and education event that helps to raise funds for Central Gorge Master Gardener Association projects that serve the communities of the Central Gorge.

Gardens on tour include:

Lucia's Garden, Lucia and Andy von Flotow, 1750 Country Club Road, Hood River.

A Couple's Self-Composting Garden, Steve Labadie and Pam Wolter, 1135 7th St, Hood River.

A Conservation Landscape, Jurgen and Susan Hess, 412 24th St., Hood River.

The Stone Garden, Brenda and John Wolf, 1190 Multnomah Road, Hood River.

An English Perennial Garden, Jean and David Larkman, 595 NW Country View Road, White Salmon.

A Woodland Shade Garden, Val Parish and Stan Horack, 705 W Jewett Blvd., White Salmon.

A Low Maintenance Sustainable Garden, Carole and Jim Carnes, 1160 Panorama Point Rd., White Salmon.

Art in the Garden, Columbia Art Gallery, 215 Cascade Avenue, Hood River.


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