0601OI Odyssey to Ithaca
Saturday, June 1
7:45 am-6:30 pm.
Please join us on our 9th annual bus tour. Our first stop will be Cornell Plantations, where we’ll tour their incredible containers collection, the herb, flower, heritage vegetable and winter gardens, the groundcover collection and the rhododendron knoll. Then on to family-owned garden centers with tons of character, including Cayuga Landscaping, a full-service nursery with an extensive selection of specialty plants including cultivars of deer resistant species, boxwood, hellebores, and a wide assortment of the entire Mentha family (Nepeta etc.). Next stop is Baker’s Acres, for a delicious and sumptuous buffet lunch. We’ll peruse Baker’s Acres wonderful collection of home-grown perennials, annuals and specialty plants before we move on to The Plantsmen Nursery. Owner Dan Segal is a passionate proponent of native plants, and offers a wide array of interesting natives, as well as specialty annuals, perennials and woodies, many of them unavailable elsewhere in our area. On our way home we’ll stop at Bedlam’s wonderful display gardens – Deb Lampear’s labor of love, overflowing with gorgeous combinations of – almost exclusively unusual – perennials, annuals and shrubs. We’ll travel by luxury coach with ample room to transport all our purchases. Lunch is provided. Our bus will leave from and return us to Marketplace Mall in Henrietta. Directions will be emailed (or mailed) before the trip.
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