Green Blades Garden Club’s Tour of Homes April 30

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The members of the Green Blades Garden Club are preparing for a Tour of Homes Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The self-guided driving tour this year includes five homes and a church, some of which are located in the Tryon area and some in the upstate South Carolina.

Included in the tour this year will be Still Point Farm, a unique Carter Brown home; Spring Valley Farm, an elegant Mill Creek Post and Beam home; The Woodlands, a Tom Hollis designed home with rough hewn beams and reclaimed log walls; Tandem Trail, a Timber Frame home with an air of English countryside estate; Green Gait Farm, a post and beam home with gardens and stonework overlooking the pasture and views of the mountains and Jacksons Grove Church a 19th century church built by local craftsmen.

Tickets are available for purchase in Tryon at The Book Shelf, Vines & Stuff and Down to Earth Garden Center, in Landrum at Accents on Main, PJ’s Fashions and Expressions Florist and in Columbus at The Garden Patch and The Flower Cottage.

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Note that these are private homes without access for the handicapped. For more information, call Helen Gilbert at 828-894-2491 or email