Archive for Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Topeka group offers water pond tours

June 23, 2010

The 19th Annual Topeka Pond Tour will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27, and will feature 12 water gardens in the Topeka area.

The Topeka Area Water Garden Society sponsors the tour. Proceeds benefit community water garden projects or educational programs in the Topeka area.

Tickets can be purchased during regular business hours Saturday and Sunday at Jackson's Greenhouse, Skinner's Garden Store, Waterscape Concepts, Wild Bird House, Patio Pool and Fireside, Hy-Vee Food Stores and Hazel Hill Chocolates in Topeka; and Waters Edge in Lawrence. Sunday morning, tickets can also be purchased at Waterscape Concepts (East U.S. Highway 24 across from Tractor Supply), Hy-Vee and the Fillmore entrance at Historic Old Prairie Town. Tickets are $6 per person and children under 12 are free. No pets please.

For more information contact Phil Thompson at (785) 235-1986, Hi Stockwell at (785) 235-5237, or Diane Gruver at (785) 364-3046.


Bob-RJ Burkhart 7 years, 4 months ago

Where's this event's "Learn & Share Tale" summary for promoting similar future events?

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Bob-RJ Burkhart 7 years, 4 months ago

Pond tour offers inspiration | Jun 25, 2010 ... Photo 1 of 19. Photo 2 of 19. THAD ALLTON/THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL ... on the Topeka Area Water Garden Society's 19th annual Pond Tour Saturday and Sunday. .... June 25, 2010 - 3:58pm. Ten private water gardens will be on ...

Tour highlights water gardens | Jun 18, 2010 ... Photo 1 of 20. Photo 2 of 20. THAD ALLTON/THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL .... Benefits: Topeka Area Water Garden Society, which uses funds for community projects ... Created June 18, 2010 at 4:02pm. Updated June 18, 2010 at 7:07pm ...

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