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Welcome to the Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council. We hope you enjoy our web site. Be sure to visit "Homes on Tour" for a look at the beautiful historic homes open for viewing during our 57th Annual House and Garden Tour. Visit "Advance Tickets" for information about purchasing tickets.
The Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council comprise Garden Clubs in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties. These Clubs host the Annual House & Garden Tour to fund beautification projects in their communities.
The House and Garden Tours of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, began in 1955, when several local women began this spring tradition that has blossomed into a major annual event and tourist attraction. Sponsored by the Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council, local clubs have offered a peek into the area's unique or historically significant properties for over 50 years. Last year over 800 visitors from nearly a dozen states toured the seven featured homes.
Docents from garden clubs throughout the region guide guests through these homes and gardens, describing the architecture, furnishings and plantings, as well as genealogical information or historical events that may have taken place on the grounds or within the walls. Club members also volunteer their time and talents by providing beautiful flower arrangements to decorate the homes. Tours are scheduled at the end of April in order to capture spring's beauty at its peak.
Shown by Dolley Madison and Wizard Clip Garden Clubs.
Berkeley and Jefferson Counties