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Weekend event provides a glimpse at area gardens

(L-R) Riley Miller, 17 and Thomas Barnes, 18, toured Wing Haven Gardens Saturday. The 22nd Annual Gardeners' Garden Tour in Charlotte this weekend featured Wing Haven Gardens, the Elizabeth Lawrence Garden and five private gardens where the homeowners were available to answer questions. The tour kicked off on Saturday, May 7, 2016 and will continue on Mother's Day, Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
(L-R) Riley Miller, 17 and Thomas Barnes, 18, toured Wing Haven Gardens Saturday. The 22nd Annual Gardeners' Garden Tour in Charlotte this weekend featured Wing Haven Gardens, the Elizabeth Lawrence Garden and five private gardens where the homeowners were available to answer questions. The tour kicked off on Saturday, May 7, 2016 and will continue on Mother's Day, Sunday from 1-5 p.m. jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

The 22nd Annual Gardeners’ Garden Tour in Charlotte this weekend will feature Wing Haven Gardens, the Elizabeth Lawrence Garden and five private gardens where the homeowners will be available to answer questions.

The tour, which started Saturday, continues 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Advance $30 tickets to the tour are available at www.winghavengardens.org, at the Wing Haven office at 260 Ridgewood Ave. and at 2016 title sponsor Blackhawk Hardware and Garden Center in Park Road Shopping Center. Tickets on tour days are $35 at Wing Haven. Proceeds benefit the Wing Haven Foundation.

Created in 1927 by Elizabeth and Eddie Clarkson, Wing Haven includes nearly 4 acres of vistas, formal gardens and woodland trails.

Joe Marusak

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