Letter: Rain couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm for Garden Tour

Editor,

Thank you, thank you from the Oak Harbor Garden Club to all those who came out in the rain to view the six beautiful gardens on our annual Garden Tour.

When the rain started we thought “oh no” but you didn’t let us down, even buying tickets that day.

Never saw so many colorful umbrellas. Coming from far and near, south from California and north from Canada.

Thank you to the garden owners who opened up their yards for us to view. The information you shared, how to keep hungry deer happy without losing all your flowers, sharing seeds from beautiful flowers, beautiful water and golf course views from garden sites, roses growing in bathtubs, beautiful flower boxes with colorful plants, on and on it went.

Thank you, Dorothy Waite, for playing beautiful music on your auto-harp inside the cozy, colorful man cave, where refreshments were being served at one of the gardens.

A big thank you to all the businesses that put up our posters, the vendors who not only advertised but also sold tickets.

And to reporter Patricia Guthrie, who wrote a wonderful article in the Whidbey News-Times about one of our gardens, which got a lot of attention, especially with it’s 100-year-old house and beautiful park-like garden.

All of the money raised from the tour goes right back into the community to the many gardens around town that the club maintains.

Again, thank you to all of you that made this Garden Tour a success. We could not have done it without you.

Linda Bos,

Chairperson and Committee Members of the Oak Harbor Garden Tour

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