Expanding community interest in gardening through educational activities.

31st Annual Tour of Private Gardens

July 8 & 9, 2017 – Visit 6 Sensational City & Country Gardens

Pre-tour Tickets: $15 Members, $18 General, $10 Students
Day of Tour Tickets: $18 Members, $22 General, $10 Students
Children 12 & under free

Online Tickets

Online ticket sales are now closed. You can purchase tickets at the gardens Saturday and Sunday during tour hours.


  • The Annual Tour of Private Gardens takes place over two days. You may visit each garden once, in any order, over the course of the two days.
  • Please understand the need for children to remain with an adult at all times.
  • No dogs are permitted into the gardens, except service animals.
  • Carpools are strongly encouraged. Private garden parking is limited.
  • Some gardens have steep steps and not all gardens are wheelchair accessible. If you have difficulty walking, talk to volunteer staff at the garden for parking and access information.
  • The tour will be held rain or shine. Umbrellas and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • Please be aware of personal safety at all times. Sponsors and garden owners are not responsible for personal injuries or the loss or damage to personal property.
  • Garden owners have generously volunteered time for this event. Please respect opening and closing times 11am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets are also available at these locations:

A Lot of Flowers
Cloud Mountain Nursery
The Garden Room
The Garden Spot

The Gardens at Padden Creek
Kent’s Nursery
My Garden Nursery
Vander Giessen Nursery

Whatcom Convention & Visitors
DeWilde’s Nursery