We had morning rain but it didn't stop the Garden Walkers! Then the sun came out for a beautiful end to the day.
"Do you recall your first encounter with a butterfly? Perhaps it was a grade school project, when that beautiful creature finally emerged from the little cocoon you’d been watching and waiting and waiting. It was magical and you were charmed.
"You were not alone. Across the globe and throughout the ages, cultures have noted the 'rebirth' of the butterfly and have woven that lore into their history and traditions. In current society, philosophers and scientists alike share the fascination. One ecotherapist states, 'Butterflies represent transformation on all levels…. Butterflies show us how we can go within ourselves to dissolve old forms and morph, rebuilding and evolving… an essential process of growth.'”
Continue reading Lynda's letter in your Secret Garden Walk Ticket and Garden Guide!
Gallery photos taken during Thursday evening Preview Tour by Nan Mellem.
First and foremost, the members of the Four Seasons Garden Club would like to thank the homeowners who open their gardens to the public, and do all the hard work in the lead-up to the event. This event would simply not exist without your generosity.
We are also very grateful to our ticket outlets. Your support is deeply appreciated: