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A Glorious Spring

Historic sites, the integration of art and landscapes, picturesque water features and unique plants are the height of the 31st Tour of Gardens, presented by The Piedmont Gardeners. The tour, will feature six Oconee County gardens on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Three gardens are located in downtown Watkinsville, highlighting the community’s unique landscape history, and three large gardens are set in newer subdivisions located in the county.

Advance tickets to the tour will be $20 from Appointments at Five, Athens Interior Market, Athens Seed Lawn & Garden, Cofer’s Home & Garden Showplace, Farm441 at Thomas Orchards, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia Gift Shop and Wildbirds Unlimited. Students are $10 with a valid ID. Tickets are $25 online or at the gardens on tour day. Children may attend at no cost. To purchase tickets online, visit


Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation + Yukiko Marable Memorial 


Alice Woodruff

Susan + Brian Brodrick

Bob Tucker and Bill Gabelhausen

George and Mary Swift

Michael and Bonnie Dirr


Photos courtesy of Piedmont Gardeners