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Garden Tours to Benefit Cape Cod Synagogue Ukraine Relief Fund - July 9

July 9, 2022
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    • Dates: July 9, 2022
    • Location: West Barnstable & Centerville
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    The proceeds from the garden tours will benefit the Cape Cod Synagogue Food Pantry Ukraine Relief Fund. Admission:$5 per garden. Rain or Shine.

    #1 Elias Garden - 42 Packet Landing Way, West Barnstable
    Tour benefitting Cape Cod Synagogue Ukraine Relief Fund
    Marsh Located and Easy to Care Child-Supported Garden. Blue and White Hydrangeas support a garden developed for kids and easy maintenance. Garden includes perennials, annuals, decorative grasses, Rose of Sharon bushes, Blue Berry bushes, Rosa Rugosa plantings which align the garden's front perimeter, and 50+ year old lilac and rhododendron plants align with the garden's natural stone landscaping.  Canoe supports mixed vegetables and window boxes include mix of annuals and perennials. Open for Tours: Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10.
    Directions:  Mid Cape Highway and get off at Exit 65 (old Exit 5) (Route 149) and go three-quarters around the rotary so you are essentially making a left turn onto Route 149 North. Take this to the dead end and a blinker. Turn right onto Route 6A and the next left, after passing small shopping center and about 50 yards away, onto Packet Landing Way. Ours is the second house on the left, 42 (number on house front door and on PO Box), with a double garage and shell driveway.  Take Packet Landing slowly. The street is 1½ cars wide and last paved during the Coolidge administration. Parking: In addition to our driveway, can park on the street but please park only on the left side so that other cars can get past.

    #2 Weinberg Garden - 82 Hayes Road, Centerville
    Tour benefitting Cape Cod Synagogue Ukraine Relief Fund

    You are invited to visit a cottage-type garden on Lake Wequaquet, Centerville, MA. Wequaquet is the second largest "great pond" on Cape Cod. (In Massachusetts a great pond is a lake or pond that that in its natural state is at least ten acres in size.)  Our Lake comprises 656 acres and over nine miles of shoreline!  Yes, we have several hydrangeas to enjoy. More… you will see a garden that has been designated by the Herb Society of America as a certified ‘Pollinator Garden.’ We have lots of native and heirloom plants and herbs, both culinary and remedy, to entice our birds, bees, hummingbirds and other important pollinators.  Norma Weinberg is past Chair of the New England Unit of the Herb Society of New England. (Steve is present Treasurer) Come join us! She is also a garden writer and speaker with info for you on how to grow your space using a ‘sustainable’ lens.  (Web site Rain date: Sunday, July 10
     Driving Directions: Turn on to Phinney’s Lane or Shoot Flying Hill Road, by way of Route #132 or Route #28. Then take a right (from Shoot Flying Hill) or left (from Phinney’s Lane) on to Great Marsh Road. Then turn north on to Hayes Road (it’s a left if you’ve come from Shoot Flying Hill, a right if you’ve come from Phinney’s Lane). #82 is on your right.  You may park in our semicircular driveway or if no room, along the left side of the woods on Hayes Road. (Be careful of possible poison ivy next to the woods!)