September 22, 2013

Artful Expressions – 16th Annual Monterey Bay Master Gardeners Tour

Enjoy a self-guided garden tour in Monterey area hosted by the Monterey Bay Master Gardeners

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21: Artful Expressions to personalize your Garden is the 16th annual tour hosted by the Monterey Bay Master Gardeners from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come enjoy a self-guided tour of local landscapes primarily designed, created and maintained by their owners featuring six unique private gardens and Friendly Plaza on the grounds of Colton Hall in historic Monterey. Friendly Plaza serves as the central location for the Garden Tour Marketplace. At the popular MBMG Plant Sale, you can purchase plants suitable for the Monterey Bay area, which were propagated by Master Gardeners. Also at the Friendly Plaza: a MBMG information booth where visitors can ask gardening questions, and a “2nd-chance” sale of gently used books and other garden-related and household items.
Master Gardeners will be available at each site to answer questions and assist visitors. There will be mini-lectures at Colton Hall during the morning on vermiculture and composting. One of the featured gardens will host a short mini-lecture on beekeeping at 1 pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance online with PayPal at, at San Benito Bene in downtown Hollister or on weekends at the Santana Gallery in San Juan Bautista or are available the day of the tour for $25 at all participating gardens. For further information call 831 595-0600 or go to

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