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                      8th Annual         
           Tabby & Tillandsia         

               Garden Walk          
                        St. Simons Island, Georgia            




"Garden Discoveries"


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Closing out the Garden Club of Georgia's statewide Garden Week, Cassina's Eighth Annual Garden  Walk celebrates the horticultural beauty of the St. Simons coastal area.  It offers an opportunity for visitors to explore and enjoy a select and seldom seen group of seven of the Islands most inspiring private gardens.  The name of the tour was selected to recognize St. Simons Islandís cultural heritage by spotlighting the tabby slave cabins, circa 1804, on historic Gascoigne Bluff and their magnificent setting among the ancient oaks covered with tillandsia, or Spanish moss.  The cabins are maintained by Cassina Garden Club, Inc.  Proceeds from the Tabby & Tillandsia Garden Walk are used for the preservation and maintenance of our historic tabby cabins and the surrounding grounds.

This year as an added  attraction, we are including the Colonial Herb Garden at Fort Frederica (no fee for entry).

Our Special Interest Stop, ACE Garden Center will have plants featured on the Garden Walk and other gardening ideas. 

 This Event is dedicated to providing ~ 

Inspiration, Education and Entertainment for our visitors

Inspiration:       From contemporary to traditional, formal to informal, with labeled plants in each garden, the seven tour gardens offer inspiration and ideas for visitors of all ages who have varying levels of gardening expertise.

Education:        During the Garden Walk, docents will be available in each garden to direct visitorsí attention  to  unique  plant  material,  hardscape  and  garden  art.

Entertainment Enjoy participating in our new Garden Game; get your entry at your first garden, follow the clues in each garden and be eligible for prizes.  Close out the afternoon at an "old fashioned" Garden Party, 2 pm - 5 pm at the Cassina Slave Cabins where the Game drawings will take place!  Arrangements too!

Saturday, April 26,  10:00 am - 5:00 pm 

(Rain Date: Sunday, April 27, 12 Noon - 6:00 pm) 










Tickets purchased in advance in "Will Call" at Cassina's Tabby Slave Cabins on Gascoigne Bluff for the purchaser.  Upon receipt of order, purchasers will promptly be sent an acknowledgement of their order and if needed, directions to the location of Will Call (Tour Stop 9, the Cassina Cabins on Gascoigne Bluff.).


Walk Ticket (Advance)                                $30.00
Walk Ticket (Day of Walk)                      


           Hotel/Motel Information

Presenting Sponsor


 The following retail outlets will sell tickets
for the Garden Walk after March 20:

On St. Simons Island:
ACE Garden Center              
             G.J. Ford Bookshop
                                                St. Simons Drug Store
 In Brunswick:
                    Hattie's Books                         
                     Patís Hallmark Shop (Glynn Place Mall)

For further information:  912-638-9808 or lcarlton@bellsouth.net

Our  Garden Walk benefits the historic preservation of  Cassina's Hamilton Plantation
 Tabby Slave Cabins and surrounding grounds on Gascoigne Bluff.



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