July 10, 2012
How do our gardens grow?
“Meet the Gardener” introduces guests to garden volunteers who can answer questions about growing flowers and vegetables in the Historic Area. “Meet the Gardener” is at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays through Aug. 30 at the Prentis Store. Entry is included in Revolutionary City admission tickets.
“Gardens of Gentility” allows guests to discover how gardens reflected status and wealth in the 18th century. The program offers a guided walking tour which will visit the Governor’s Palace and other gardens along the Palace Green. This program will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Fridays through Aug. 31. Entry is available to Annual and Good Neighbor Pass members as well as Hotel Guest ticket holders.
“Through the Garden Gate” offers guests a tour which focuses on the historic documents and archaeological evidence used in creating the Historic Area gardens. The tour will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays through Aug. 25. Admission is available to Annual and Good Neighbor Pass members as well as Hotel Guest ticket holders.
Find garden programs in the events calendar, call 1-800-HISTORY, or visit the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, Greenhow Lumber House Ticket Office or Merchants Square Ticket Office.