Simons Island, Georgia
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
This year as an
added attraction, we are including the Colonial Herb
Garden at Fort Frederica (no fee for entry).
Interest Stop, ACE Garden Center will have plants featured on
the Garden Walk and other gardening ideas.
dedicated to providing ~
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.
During the Garden Walk,
docents will be
available in each garden to direct visitorsí
unique plant material, hardscape and
participating in our new Garden
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!
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.).
following retail outlets will sell tickets
for the Garden Walk
after March 20:
On St. Simons Island:
ACE Garden Center
St. Simons Drug Store
Patís Hallmark Shop (Glynn Place Mall)
information: 912-638-9808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
benefits the historic preservation of Cassina's Hamilton Plantation
Tabby Slave Cabins
and surrounding grounds on Gascoigne Bluff.