At the Flower and Produce Auction in Mt. Hope, local Amish farmers cart in various plants by the lot.
Amish Country in the fall draws visitors from all around the country.
Two young Amish boys make their way back home.
Several shops line the quiet streets in Winesburg.
In the spring and summer, flowers are as common as buggies in Holmes County. Every year, the Lamplight Inn in Berlin has hundreds of tulips.
Farmers using work horses in the field are a common sight, especially in the spring and fall.
From roadside flower shops and organic options to colorful nurseries, Holmes County is a haven for gardeners.
Release Date: May 16, 2012
Every Woman*s House Garden Tour
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 16, 2012
Holmes County Friends & Neighbors
Of Every Woman’s House
Board Contact: Eleanor Runyan, 330-231-1165
Publicity Coordinator: Joan Emick, 330-674-9015
SAVE THE DATE ANNOUNCEMENT– JULY 7, 2012
HOLMES COUNTY FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS OF EVERY
WOMAN’S HOUSE GARDEN TOUR
Holmes County Friends & Neighbors of Every Woman’s House encourages you to “Save the Date” for their bi-annual garden tour. The date for this year’s event will be Saturday, July 7, and the gardens can be viewed from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (rain date will be July 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Featured gardens will be at the homes of Tammy & Vic Weaver, Cora & David Coblentz, Charlene Miller and Blessing Acres Produce (Saturday only).
General admission tickets will be available at a cost of $10.00 per person. They will go on sale beginning June 1 at the following locations:
Commercial & Savings Bank offices in Millersburg, Berlin, Charm, Shreve, Walnut Creek Winesburg and Wooster
Rodhe’s Marketplace in Millersburg
Country Gatherings in Berlin
Buehler’s at Milltown (Wooster)
Tickets will be available at all gardens the day of the tour
A Garden Breakfast will take place at the Faith Bible Church, 7384 County Road 623 just east of the Briar Hill Golf Course at 9:00 a.m. prior to the garden viewings. The Garden Breakfast has limited seating available and can be attended with the advance purchase of a patron’s ticket at $25.00 per person, which includes a ticket to the garden tour. Special pricing has been established for groups (garden clubs or church groups) of five or more at $20.00 per person. To purchase a patron’s ticket, please contact Kim Brown at 330-763-0231 or Eleanor Runyan at 330-674-8413. The featured speaker for Garden Breakfast will be local naturalist, Marilyn Rehm. Her topic is Backyard Birdhouses.
Holmes County Friends & Neighbors of Every Woman’s House provides additional support and fundraising for Every Woman’s House, a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to providing crisis intervention, treatment, counseling, prevention and support for those affected by domestic violence and/or sexual assault.