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Five stops on Gloucester-Mathews Garden Tour

Edgewater Farm

The annual Gloucester-Mathews Historic Garden Week Tour in Virginia will be on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The four houses open will be Nesting and Ware Church in Gloucester County, and Edgewater Farm, Sandhill, and Westerley in Mathews County.

Tickets may be ordered in advance ($30) at, or by sending a check to Marianne Bowles, P.O. Box 2363, Gloucester, VA 23061. Tickets are also available at Angelwing Stationers, Green Gate Gifts, Brent and Becky’s Bulbs in Gloucester, and the Mathews Visitor’s Center in Mathews. Check or cash only.

Tickets and maps also will be available at the tour headquarters, historic Ware Episcopal Church at 7820 John Clayton Hwy. (Route 14) in Gloucester on the day of the tour only, for $35 each. 

Box lunches will be available (advance reservation only) at the Bay School Art Center, 279 Main St., Mathews, between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Reserve lunches at or call 804-725-1278.

The tour will be hosted by the Garden Club of Gloucester. For more information on the tour, see the website For more information on individual houses, contact Tish Grant at .

Read the rest of this story in this week’s Southside Sentinel at newstands throughout the county, or sign up here to receive a print and/or electronic pdf subscription.

posted 04.01.2015

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