Parade of Gardens
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
Saturday, June 16th, 2018
The Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs invites you to the 45th Annual Garden Tour in Los Ranchos of Albuquerque; a Village in the North Valley.
Join us this year in touring 9 spectacular North Valley gardens. There will be musicians and artists in various gardens to provide additional ambience. Lunch is recommended at nearby restaurants. Parking is available near most of the gardens, but a vehicle is needed to get between them.
The tour will be held on Saturday, June 16th, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm.
These unique gardens provide a delightful experience for visitors to see magnificent gardens on a self-guided tour. Volunteers from the Albuquerque Council of Garden Clubs & Sandoval County Master Gardeners will be in the gardens to answer questions about the tour, the specific plants, shrubs & trees. There will be demonstrations highlighting water irrigation and conservation; Pruning & Fertilizing and more.
Tickets are $15. They can be purchased the day of the tour or in advance starting April 15 at various locations around town including our Garden Shop, Alameda Greenhouses, Bookworks, Jericho Nurseries, Osuna Nursery, Plants of the SW, PlantWorld, Rehms Nursery, Santa Ana Garden Center. You can also purchase tickets online through a link that will be here starting the 15th.
Plein Air Artists (landscape painters) will again be featured painting all the gardens on this year’s tour. There will be paintings for sale at Garden #4 for the benefit of the artists and the Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs.
When purchasing your ticket, the pamphlet is your passport entry to all the gardens on the tour. The pamphlet provides a map, the garden number, address and physical description of the gardens, as well as information about the artists, the musicians and where to take a lunch break at one of the many charming restaurants located in the area.