Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of Gig Harbor’s gardens during the much-awaited Garden Tour on June 29th and 30th.

This annual event promises a delightful weekend filled with inspiration and tranquility, as you explore some of the most captivating gardens in the area. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or simply appreciate the wonders of nature, this tour offers something for everyone.

Here’s a glimpse of what you can look forward to during this year’s Garden Tour:

  1. Dates and Times: The Garden Tour will take place over the weekend of Saturday, June 29th, and Sunday, June 30th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day.
    • Location: Gig Harbor, Washington (Specific garden addresses provided upon ticket purchase).
  2. Participating Nurseries:
    • Harbor Garden Center: A local favorite known for its extensive selection of native plants, trees, and shrubs. Explore their greenhouse filled with vibrant blooms and discover the perfect additions for your garden.
    • Gig Harbor Nursery: Offering a wide variety of perennials, annuals, and garden accessories, Gig Harbor Nursery is a must-visit destination for plant enthusiasts. Browse their selection of unique specimens and find inspiration for your outdoor space.
    • Sehmel Homestead Park Nursery: Managed by dedicated volunteers, this community-run nursery specializes in locally sourced plants and sustainable gardening practices. Discover a diverse range of native species and support environmental conservation efforts.
    • Peninsula Gardens: With its picturesque setting and carefully curated plant collection, Peninsula Gardens invites visitors to explore their charming garden center. From flowering shrubs to ornamental grasses, you’ll find everything you need to create a stunning landscape.
    • Harbor WildWatch Native Plant Nursery: Dedicated to promoting native plant restoration and conservation, this nursery offers a selection of indigenous plants ideal for Pacific Northwest gardens. Learn about the importance of native species while selecting plants for your own backyard.
    • Nasim & Sons Garden Center: A family-owned business specializing in high-quality plants and personalized service. From seasonal flowers to landscaping essentials, Nasim & Sons Garden Center has everything you need to bring your garden dreams to life.
  3. Garden Highlights: Explore a variety of enchanting gardens, each showcasing unique features such as lush flower beds, tranquil water features, and artfully designed landscapes. Take inspiration from the creativity and ingenuity of local gardeners as you wander through these picturesque settings.
  4. Educational Workshops: Enhance your gardening knowledge with informative workshops led by experts in the field. Learn valuable tips on plant care, garden design, and sustainable gardening practices that you can apply to your own outdoor space.

Garden Tour Highlights:

  • Variety and Artistry: Prepare to be captivated by the diversity of garden styles and the artistry displayed in each meticulously curated space. From quaint cottage gardens to expansive woodland retreats, there’s something to enchant every visitor.
  • Design and Innovation: Marvel at the innovative designs and thoughtful layouts that showcase the harmonious balance between nature and human ingenuity. Discover clever solutions for maximizing space, enhancing biodiversity, and creating inviting outdoor living areas.
  • Color and Beauty: Feast your eyes on a symphony of colors as you meander through vibrant flower beds, lush greenery, and striking focal points. From delicate pastel hues to bold bursts of primary colors, each garden offers a visual feast that celebrates the wonders of nature.

Ticket Information

Tickets for the Garden Tour can be purchased online or at select local nurseries. General admission tickets are priced at $25 per person ($20 for groups of 10 or more). All profits from the sale of tickets are dedicated to improving literacy on the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula. Tickets go on sale Memorial Day weekend. For additional details, to view ticket outlets or to purchase your ticket online, visit GigHarborGardenTour.com.

Behind every garden lies a heartfelt story waiting to be discovered. Delve into the personal narratives of the passionate gardeners who have poured their love and dedication into crafting these living masterpieces. Learn about their inspirations, challenges, and triumphs as they share their gardening journey with visitors.

Prepare to be inspired and enchanted as you embark on a journey through Gig Harbor’s vibrant gardens. Join us on June 29th and 30th for a weekend of natural beauty, creativity, and community spirit!