The Garden Conservancy will hold an open tour of six private gardens in the Eugene area as part of its Open Days Program. On Sept. 6-7, six private gardens in Eugene, Veneta, Springfield, and Dexter will be open to the public. Three gardens west of Interstate 5 will be open on Saturday, Sept. 6, and three west if I-5 will be open on Sunday, Sept. 7. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Admission is $5 per garden and no reservations are required. On Saturday, Sept. 6, participants may start out at the garden of Eva Zack and Andy Levine at 2495 Lawrence in Eugene. There, handouts will be available with directions to all gardens. For details, visit the Open Days Program Web site, or call 1-888-842-2442.
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About Curt Kipp
Curt Kipp is the director of publications and communications at the Oregon Association of Nurseries, and the editor of Digger magazine.