Gardeners Share Secrets At Annual Tour


Get a glimpse of some of the best gardens in the Rim Country and learn some of the secrets of top gardeners at the annual Rim Area Gardeners Mogollon Garden Tour.

The event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 16.

Each year, the Rim Area Garden Club seeks out area gardens to be featured on the annual Mogollon Garden Tour. This year’s tour includes gardens in Payson, Star Valley, and Pine. In addition to the fabulous gardens, there will be a variety of artists and musicians sharing their talents. There is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. Tickets can be purchased for $5 at Ace Hardware, the Payson and Pine public libraries, the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce, Payson Jewelers, Plant Fair Nursery and Sweet Nostalgia.


Photo courtesy of Melinda Myers, LLC

Coleus, Lantana, Cuphea, Marigold & Alternanthera

The featured gardens belong to Leo Lee, Payson, who will be showcasing roses and the art of Jan Ransom; Barbara Boehm, Payson, who will showcase xeriscape and the works of Joe Prow and Louise Bossert; Gila Community College Payson Campus, another xeriscape showcase with artwork by Rita Pachert and Dick Crane; Reese and Debra Dennis, Star Valley, which includes orchards and vegetable gardens, plus plants for butterflies, trees for birds and more, the couple will host potter Dave Sanchez; Jim and Candy Bridges, Pine, a garden retreat from which to feast with the art of Bertica-Garciadubus; Dan and Median Griffith, Pine, a terraced, woodsy garden with perennials and music by the host.

Look for more details in the next edition of The Rim Review.


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