The 3rd annual Veggie Garden Tours, free and open to the public, are designed to inspire more folks to try their hand in growing some of their own food. This is a great opportunity to gather ideas, talk to gardeners, and learn firsthand some great ideas and tips.
3rd Annual Veggie Garden Tours
Free Tours of Greater Exeter Area Gardens!
Sunday, July 22, 2012
10:30 am – 1 pm
Potluck lunch finale at 1pm at Sunny Knoll, 5 Hobbs Rd, Kensington, NH
Brought to you by the green & sustainable committee at the Congregational Church in Exeter, and www.kitchengardeners.org. See what it takes to grow your own food……. Can you do it?
DIRECTIONS ( self-guided, go at your own pace, allow 15 mins tour for each garden):
1. Feed My Lambs Food Pantry Garden, 12 Center St, Exeter. Across the street from the Post Office. Turn right onto Front St, and head out of town on rte 111 to Pickpocket Rd on the right. Your third left will be Rowell Rd.
2. Apple Annie, 778-3127, 66 Rowell Rd. From Apple Annie go back to rte 111 and turn right and go until Giles Rd on left, just before Memories Ice Cream, turn onto Giles and go to 131 Giles on the right.
3. Eleanor and Dick Hugo, 778-4893, 131 Giles Road, East Kingston. The Hugos have a small stand in the front with blueberries and honey. Upon leaving, continue further down Giles til it ends at rte 108, Turn left onto 108., and shortly you will see Hobbs Rd on the right. The Monroe/Whittemore house “Sunny Knoll” is the second on the right.
4. Lynn Monroe, 778-1799, 5 Hobbs Road, Kensington. This ends the tour, with a 1pm potluck here.
Download the flyer for driving directions for this self-guided tour: Veggie Garden Tours 2012 (.pdf)