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Bicentennial Garden Tour - March 23



Bicentennial Garden Tour Poster

In honor of the City of Covington’s Bicentennial, Keep Covington Beautiful will host a Garden Tour on March 23, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased on the day of the event at the tour’s starting point, the Covington Trailhead, located at 419 North New Hampshire Street in downtown Covington. Participants are invited to use the City tram, which will make continuous stops at each of the featured gardens on the tour so that everyone can travel at their own pace. Attendees may also proceed in their own vehicles if they choose. Tour maps will be provided. The tour will guide participants through Covington’s historic streets, lined with iconic Live Oak trees, to seven beautiful gardens of various styles—the very formal, the contemporary, the cottage style, and the very informal, and more natural.  This diversity showcases the many options that South Louisiana’s mild climate and rich plant palette afford Louisiana gardeners.  Enjoy the privilege of visiting these gardens, and take home ideas for your own garden.  

KCB is seeking volunteer docents for each garden on the tour. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact KCB Director Priscilla Floca at 985-867-3652 or