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SPECIAL EVENT: The Gardens of Prince Edward County
September 19 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
The Gardens of Prince Edward County
Thursday, Sept. 19, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Public $135; Members $115
Don’t miss this brand new bus tour to stunning Prince Edward County– it’s got it all! We begin at the Century House Bed and Breakfast (est. 1870) with amazing beds of peonies, roses and clematis nestled among mature trees. Look out for the life-sized wooden horse created by a local artist. Pause for lunch, a wine tasting and a visit to the garden sculptures and Japanese art gallery at the award-winning Huff Estates Winery, then head to a lush private garden that was an empty meadow a mere ten years ago. View the majestic sand dunes at Sandbanks Provincial Park, and finish up the day with some shopping for plants, local food and more at the last few stops. Honey Wagon Farms is known for its wide variety of vegetables, gourds, and tasty maple syrup, made the old-fashioned way. Lockyer`s Country Garden grows all their own perennial and annuals as well as housing a charming garden ware gift shop. We finish the tour in the historic town of Bloomfield where we will visit a few gorgeous garden shops, and stop for the best homemade ice cream in the county!
[PG13F11] Walter McGee, Prince Edward County Green Trust
Gazpacho Soup with Sipkes Cucumber, Tomato, Marjoram and Tuscan Olive Oil
Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad with Cous Cous and Arugula
Caprese Tomato Salad with Sculpture Garden Basil
Fresh Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette
Grilled Breast of Prinzen Chicken Sandwich with Charred Peppers
Roasted Garlic Aioli
Virginia Ham and Gruyere Monte Cristo with Pommeroy Mustard
Laundry Farms Corn on the Cob with Stirling Creamery Butter
Blueberry & Almond Tartlets with Crème Fraiche
Mid-Summer Apple Crisp with Ginger and Clove