Date: Saturday, July 27th 2013
Departure: 8:00 am
Cost: $65.00 per person, including all entrance fees. You only need to supply your lunch. You are welcome to bring a guest, a friend, your spouse, etc.
If you would like to join the tour, please notify Annie Switzer at email@example.com and bring cash or a cheque for each participant to the next BGC meeting on Wednesday May 8th.
GARDENS TO BE VISITED
(for detailed information on the venues, please click the link on each name)
Route des Gerbes D’Angelica, Mirabel
A 2-hour guided tour, followed by purchases (2 free astilbe plants with every perennial purchase) and our lunch. There is the possibility of buying our lunch there.
Located on a country road in Mirabel, “Route des Gerbes d’Angelica”, producer of perennials, has built ten different thematic gardens, marrying aesthetics, ecology, music and humanitarian mission, as follows:
Centre de Jardin Deux-Montagnes
A one-hour guided tour, then the opportunity to purchase (10% discount). Nursery with over 500,000 sq. ft. offering over 50,000 tree specimens, high quality perennials etc.
Le paradis des Orchidées
A one-hour guided tour, and $2 discount on orchids. The largest orchid producer in Eastern Canada, with 25,000 sq ft. of production space, it offers over 500 varieties of orchid.