2015 Garden Tour

Saturday, July 25th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Garden Photos Coming Soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To purchase tickets online:

 

2015 Summit County Garden Tour Tickets, Frisco | Eventbrite

 

 

Tour beautiful private gardens in Summit County Colorado between 9AM and 3PM on Saturday July 25th. Tickets are $10 here, $15 on Tour day.

This year's tour gardens are in Frisco, Silverthorne and Keystone. You will enjoy our cool mountain air.

Exchange the ticket you get from this site for a Tour Guidebook at the Community and Senior Center in Frisco between 8:30AM and 11AM on Saturday the 26th. Please arrive before 11.

At an elevation of 9000 feet, you will view stunning perennial and alpine plants, trees and flowers in a beautiful mountain setting. The gardens are mixed. Some designed by the homeowner and some designed professionally. This year we are featuring gardens on smaller land areas. 

The Tour is a photographer's dream and the diversity of gardens will provide many ideas for your own garden.

At registration on Saturday morning, enjoy a continental breakfast with coffee, tea, juice and baked goods made by members. This breakfast receives rave reviews every year!

Bring your camera and enjoy the day. There are restaurants throughout all the garden area Towns for you to enjoy for lunch or post event refreshment.

Directions to registration at the Community Center in Frisco:. From I 70, use exit 203-, Frisco exit. Proceed south on Summit Blvd through Frisco. The traffic light right after Frisco's Main Street is County Rd 1004 aka Peak One Blvd. Turn right. The road curves, The first left is Nancy's Place. Turn left and then left again into the parking lot.

Coming from the south: Take Hwy 9 through Breckenridge. Continue on Hwy 9 north to Frisco. (Frisco is about 10 miles from Breckenridge) After passing the Hospital and the Adventure Park. make a left at the next traffic light, County Rd 1004 aka Peak One Blvd. Follow around the curve, turn left at Nancy's Place, and then left again into the parking lot. (Enter Frisco,Co into Google maps, then zoom in and you will see the location.)

Additional Tour notes. Wear comfy shoes that work well for uneven ground, rock and gravel walkways and steps.

Proceeds of this Tour fund a scholarship for a Summit High School senior studying plant related science. Additional funds provide grants to other County and Town public gardens. Thank you for supporting us.

The Tour poster will be available for purchase at registration. The original painting will also be available for purchase via silent auction. Summit County's Women of Watercolor will be at the event displaying beautiful paintings of our gorgeous alpine flora.

Please call Beverly at 970-668-3683 with any questions about this event

We look forward to seeing you at the Tour!!

Have questions about 2015 Summit County Garden Tour? Contact Summit County Garden Club

 

 

GARDEN TOUR 2015 SPONSORS

 

We are thankful to the following businesses for sponsoring our 2015 Garden Tour. Please consider supporting them.

 

 

Neils Lunceford, Inc

Phone: 970-468-0340        Email:   Office@neilslunceford.com         

Web site:   

Garden Design, Build and Garden Maintenance in Silverthorne

 

Alpine Gardens/Alpine Earth Center

Phone: 970-468-0890        Email: alpinegardens@earthlink.net      

Web site:         

Garden Center, classes, custom pot work

 

Raindrops on Roses

Phone: 970-389-1712        Email: juliana@raindropsgardening.com            

Web site:   

Gardening Maintenance in Summit and Eagle

 

Bagali’s Restaurant

Phone: 970-   Web site:   

Pizza and Italian food in the heart of Frisco

 

Bread and Salt Restaurant

Phone: 970-        Email:

Made from scratch European style breakfasts

 

Once is Not Enough Antiques

Phone: 970-        Email:

Antiques and unique furnishings of all types

 

St. Anthony’s Hospital and Medical Center

Phone: 970-        Email:

Full care Hospital and Emergency care in Summit County

 

Mountain Grown Gardens    Alma, CO

Phone:   970-485-3784 cell   Email:  mggjess@yahoo.com

Garden Center and customer pots in Alma, CO

 

Zoe’s Hair Design in Breckenridge

Phone: 970-453-4455

Classy looks and cuts in Breckenridge

 

Buyers Resource Real Estate Frisco

Phone:   970-   Email: 

Chris Eby is a knowledgeable real estate consultant in Frisco. Specializes in buyer agency

 

Frisco Emporium

970-

Fun gifts and all kinds of items on Frisco Main Street

 

RE/MAX Breckenridge

220 S. Main

970-

Knowledgeable agents in Breckenridge to help you sell or buy in Summit

 

A & A Pet Supply in Frisco

Phone: 970-      Email:

Pet supplies and seed for our furry friends

 

Mt Princeton Gardens  Buena Vista, CO

Phone: 719-395-9151       Email: mtprgh@yahoo.com

Summer pots and acres of geraniums just outside of Buena Vista

 

Affordable Art & Framing

970-468-2077

573 Adams Ave. Silverthorne, CO

Custom framing in Silverthorne

 

Our thanks for a very generous anonymous sponsor

 

 

 

2014 Garden Tour Highlights

 

As usual, the 2014 Summit County Garden Club Garden Tour commenced with registration at the Community and Senior Center in Frisco. A delicious breakfast was provided for our visitors who found a good spread mainly of homemade goods. Our members not only garden but they can bake, too!

Each year we invite artists to show their paintings and creations.

What a delight it is to see so many beautiful paintings as well as jewlery and other craft items.

 

Friendly faces greeted our Tour guests

 

 

Women of Watercolor member, Kevin Reynolds, designed the artwork for our Garden Tour poster for 2014.  What says "Colorado Flowers" more than

beautiful orange poppies!    Thank you, Kevin, for a stunning piece of art that was used on all our promotional materials!  Kevin donated her original watercolor to

the  Garden Club.   It was purchased by silent auction by one our our Tour guests.

 

Then it was off to see the 9 gardens.

 

Can't you just imagine relaxing in one of these chairs with the sound of the rushing Blue River in the background?

 

 

The oriental poppies were blooming in all their glory the weekend of the tour!

 

 

A little whimsy in this member's garden!

 

The sound from this beautiful double waterfall was a soothing backdrop in this landscape.

 

Beautifful lupines!

 

 

 The color in this garden of one of our long-time members was just breathtaking!

 

This ground cover is called a "steppable" but who could step on this beauty!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So much to look at in this garden and the bonus of the Ten Mile Range in the background.   Anyone for a glass of wine ??? !!!!

A sight to behold - the oranges, yellows and shades of blue and purple are just stunning!

 

 

Here's where the photos of the volunteers who so graciously helped with the unglamorous job of parking cars

should go but we didn't get any good shots.   Thanks so much to all who

 

accepted this very important assignment!

 

 

 

Countless volunteer hours go into planning the annual Garden Tour.  Beverly Breakstone, Garden Tour Chairwoman, and her team organized another terrific day for all of our guests.

A big thank you goes out to each and every one of them and especially Bev who has taken on the responsibility of leading the group for many many years!

 

 

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 GARDEN TOUR 2014 SPONSORS

We are thankful to the following businesses for sponsoring our 2014 Garden Tour. Please consider supporting them.

 

Mt Princeton Greenhouses

Phone: 719-395-9151       Email: mtprgh@yahoo.com

They did the Frisco baskets last year and will do them again this year.  Based in Nathrop CO, they are open all year round using geothermal heating for their greenhouses.

 

Neils Lunceford, Inc

Phone: 970-468-0340        Email:   Office@neilslunceford.com         

Web site:    www.neilslunceford.com

This nursery is a long time supporter of the SCGC and offers a wonderful array of plants and services to its clients.  

 

Alpine Gardens/Alpine Earth Center

Phone: 970-468-0890        Email: alpinegardens@earthlink.net      

Web site:    www.alpinegarden.com     

Another long time supporter of our Club. Owners, Sherie and Jon, offer a wide variety of plants and services.

 

Raindrops on Roses

Phone: 970-389-1712        Email: juliana@raindropsgardening.com            

Web site:    www.raindropsgardening.com

Juliana and her team do a wonderful job, “bringing the highest standards to high altitude gardening.” They “promise to care for your garden as much as you do.”

Summit Landscaping & Garden Center

Rod Vargas

Phone: 970-423-6345   Web site:    http://summitlandscapingofbreck.com/

Long time supporter of the Garden Tour

Flourish Custom Jewelry    

Holly Stein

Phone: 970-547-4567        Email: AxisDesign1@mac.com                  

 

Mountain Grown Gardens    Alma, CO

Jessica Cope

Phone:   970-485-3784 cell   Email:  mggjess@yahoo.com

Mountain Grown Gardens provides the summer baskets for Main St in Breckenridge

 

Alpine Sports

They have two locations in Breckenridge:  

400 N Park Street               Phone: 970-453-4455

610 S Ridge Street              Phone: 970-453-8100

They sell sporting goods and apparel but in the summer sell plants, pots and flowers at the Ridge Street store. In the past they have given us plants at the end of the

season for the Breckenridge Alpine Garden.

Beverly Breakstone

Summit County Assessor

 

Affordable Art & Framing

970-468-2077

573 Adams Ave.

Silverthorne, CO   80498

They specialzie in all facets of custom framing.  The shop donated the framing of the original watercolor of this year's Garden Tour poster which was available for 

auction at registration.

 

Hudson Auto Source

970-468-2077

441 Blue River Pkwy.

Silverthorne, CO   80498

For 40 years, Hudson Auto, our Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac dealership, has been providing new and used vehicles, auto financing, parts, and service to people from all over Colorado.

 

Burke and Riley's Irish Pub

970-547-2782

520 S. Main Street, #3p

Breckenridge, CO   80424

Come join the locals at Burke & Riley’s Irish Pub for Irish pub specialties and traditional American fare. Located on the top floor of the La Cima Mall, Burke & Riley’s has some of the best views in Breckenridge!

 

 

 

 

 

 

We try to educate our members and the community about gardening in Summit County and provide a social setting for informational exchanges to share the beauty of gardening with others.

There's lots going on in our Club and room for many to be involved. It's surprising how much we accomplish in our short Summit summer