Nichols Hills 2011 Garden Tour

Nichols Hills Garden Tour 2011:
A Tribute to English Gardens

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In the event of rain, the tour will be rescheduled for Sunday, June 5th, 2011.

Tickets: $15.00 in advance & $20.00 the day of the tour.

Purchase tickets at any one of the following stores:

Covington Antique Market                                      Crescent Market

Horn Seed Company                                              New Leaf Florist

No Regrets                                                            On A Whim

42nd Street Candy Company                                  The Paper Lion

Precure Garden Center (N.W. 63rd & W. Reno)       Tony Foss Florist

TLC (Memorial and N.W. Expressway)           Wilshire Garden Market

 

Master Gardeners will be present to answer horticultural questions and to describe garden designs.

Featured Homes:
Lisa and Tony Vaughn-1600 Drury Lane
Tim and Tracey Hughes-1210 Larchmont Lane
Courtney and Carl Holliday-1905 Bedford Drive
Candi and Donald Bullard-1102 Huntington Avenue
Sue and Donald Timberlake-1600 Elmhurst Avenue

 

DESCRIPTION

The City of Nichols Hills was founded in 1929 by Dr. G.A. Nichols. The city streets in Nichols Hills were named after towns and villages in England. This year in light of the recent Royal Wedding of Prince William of Wales to Miss Catherine Middleton we are celebrating all things beautiful and English! What is more beautiful than an English garden? The English garden, also called an English landscape park, is a style of landscape garden which emerged in England in the early 18th century. The English garden presented an idealized view of nature, often inspired by paintings of landscapes by famous artists.

This year’s garden tour will wind ticket holders through the lush gardens of five (5) homes that are all fit for royalty. The homes are located on Drury Lane, Larchmont Lane, Elmhurst Avenue, Bedford Drive and Huntington Avenue. For example, at the home of Courtney and Carl Holliday at 1905 Bedford Drive, you can look out every window and see a glorious and colorful flowerbed, and at the home of Sue and Donald Timberlake at 1600 Elmhurst Avenue, you can walk outside to their vegetable garden and pick out delectable items for your meal. You will be full of ideas of what to do in your own garden spaces. We will be celebrating the twenty-eighth (28th) Anniversary of Nichols Hills Parks, Inc. All proceeds of the tour benefit the thirty-one (31) parks that are enjoyed by the entire Nichols Hills and Oklahoma City community. Susan Marshall is the President of Nichols Hills Parks, Inc.

For more information, contact:

Co Chair: Suzanne Reynolds  816-5517 or
Co-Chair: Amy Bankhead  323-1553

 

Committee Members:

Advisor:  Susan Marshall

Sponsor Chair: Melissa Smith

Treasurer:  Nancy Herzel

Staffing: Wiley Hugos

Publicity:  Dina Hammam and Christina Nihira

Tickets:  Diane Brown

Banners and Signs:  Joni Flesher

Water, Ice, Coolers: Whitney Hooten

Poster Distribution: Deena Sylvester

Master Gardeners: Kelly Moody and Nazette Zuhdi Cleaver





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