GAINESVILLE - You can go behind the fences of private gardens during the 2011 Garden Walk in Gainesville Saturday from 9:00-4:00.<br />
The one-day event (rain or shine) is presented by Hall County Master Gardeners and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service/Hall County. Tickets are $10 and include visits to five private gardens and one public garden. Tickets will be $15 per person on the day of the event, available at each garden.<br />
"Showcasing the talents of some of our leading master gardeners creates a wonderful garden-tour experience," said Leslie Johnson, chairman of this year's garden walk. "The gardeners have been working for the past year to ready their gardens. Each one is distinct in style and design."<br />
The five private gardens are: <br />
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