LONG BRANCH, NJ, June 1, 2011 – The Two Rivers Garden Tour, a two-day event featuring tours of six beautiful and rarely viewed gardens in Monmouth County’s “Two Rivers” area, will be held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5.
“The tour features grand estates, enchanting home gardens, and dedicated crop gardens that are sure to delight beginner and avid gardeners alike,” said Barbara Etter, co-chair of the 2011 antiques and Art Show and Garden Tour.
This year’s garden tour will feature the gardens of Three Girls Garden in Little Silver; Locust Lodge in Locust; Scothigh Farms in Rumson; Linden Hill in Rumson; The Grove West Organic Community Garden in Shrewsbury; and the Rumson Country Day School Children’s Garden in Rumson.
All proceeds of the June’s Two Rivers Garden Tour and October’s Antiques and Art Show benefit the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center. The event is the major fund-raiser for the Wilentz Breast Center and its satellites in Colts Neck and Howell, enabling it to remain at the forefront of breast cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment.
Hours for the Garden Tour are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, and 11:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. Advance tickets are $20 and tickets purchased at the gardens the day of the event are $25.Volunteers and senior citizens pay $20 per ticket. Tickets are good for both days of the event.
To purchase tickets for the Garden Tour or learn more, call the Monmouth Medical Center Foundation at 732-923-6886, or visit www.tworivershow.org.
June 1, 2011
CONTACT: Carrie Cristello
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