Simons Island, Georgia
Closing out the
Garden Club of Georgia's statewide Garden Week, Cassina's
Seventh 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 eight 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
Enjoy more of Hampton Plantation. Stay for lunch at The Hampton
Club which is open for lunch on Saturdays. They would be pleased
to serve Garden Walk participants and are offering expedited
lunches for those on the Walk.
And if Lunchtime finds you at the South end of St. Simons
Island, The Rooftop (has a great view) at Ocean Lodge,
935 Beachview Drive, is open for lunch on Saturday, April 27th,
and would be glad to serve lunch for Garden Walk visitors.
dedicated to providing ~
contemporary to traditional, formal to informal, the eight 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 a garden
find the answers to 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
Treasure Hunt drawings will take place!
27, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Rain Date, Sunday, April
28, 12 Noon - 6:00 pm)
Tickets purchased in advance before 4/17/13 by phone, mail or internet will
be mailed. Tickets purchased after 4/17/13 held in "Will Call" for 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
Patís Hallmark Shop
St. Simons Drug Store
Patís Hallmark Shop
information: 912-638-9808 or email@example.com
benefits the historic preservation of Cassina's Hamilton Plantation
Tabby Slave Cabins
and surrounding grounds on Gascoigne Bluff.