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25th Annual Piedmont Gardeners Tour

Join us for The Piedmont Gardeners Annual Garden Tour and take the opportunity to visit five inspiring gardens in the Athens, Georgia area.  Bring a friend, grab your walking shoes and immerse yourselves in the self-guided tour filled with garden creativity and ideas.  We look forward to seeing you!

When:  Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rain or Shine
Admissions:  One ticket admits the holder to all 5 gardens
Tickets:  $15 if purchased in advance from local businesses / $20 at the gardens on Tour Day
Student Tickets: $10 (with ID)

Click Here for list of local businesses

White footbridge under weeping tree

Garden 1
Vince and Barbara Dooley
755 Milledge Circle, Athens, GA

Coach Vince Dooley is as passionate about gardening as he is about football; this showcase garden is full of outstanding Southern plants, rare specimens and extensive botanical collections.

Georgian style brick front of home

Garden 2

Edward (Tee) & Kim Noland
740 Milledge Circle, Athens, GA

This elegant garden with its sweeping lawns and spacious terraces is surrounded by a variety of outdoor entertaining spaces, a pool area, grand shade trees, lush borders and a woodland retreat on the banks of Bobbin Mill Creek.

Stone patio with waterfall and firepit

Garden 3

Barb and Rod Wright
284 McWhorter Drive, Athens, GA

The peaceful atmosphere of this garden will make you want to sit and enjoy its hospitable surroundings. Custom wrought iron fencing and gates are features not to be missed while strolling through the patios, pergola and plantings of this tranquil home and guesthouse.

 wood steps along woodland path

Garden 4

Mary and Charlie Weiland
305 Riverbottom Road, Athens, GA

This enchanting woodland setting offers a successful recipe for integrating sloping terrain, a creek, and an abundance of mature trees into an inspired garden. Winding paths, a creek-side observation deck, re-purposed antiques and naturalized plantings create the picture of serenity.

 

 

mahoney garden

Garden 5

Ram and Tom Giberson
510 Riverbottom Road, Athens, GA

There are surprises galore in this extensive and superlative garden. With seven water features, a Thai-inspired spirit house, a vast collection of Japanese maples and stands of rarely seen bamboos - this one is in a class of its own.

 

 

 

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