Friends of Forbes Library announces Garden Tour

The Friends of Forbes Library in Northampton has announced its 29th Northampton Garden Tour, to be held Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Six premier home gardens, each with its own special approach to horticulture, will be opened to the public for this inspirational and educational event.

Tickets for the tour are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the tour. All proceeds from the tour go to purchase books, materials and support items for the Forbes Library.

Kendra Dahlquist serves on the garden selection committee at the Friends of Forbes Library. She said the gardens represented this year range from “wow” where every square inch of the property is planted, to more modest but well-curated gardens.

“We try to balance the tour for variety,” she said. “We are pleased this year because we have a very wide selection of gardens. Some are small and

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