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4 gardens featured in annual P.E.O. Garden Tour

The Harris Garden will be featured on the Fall Garden Tour and Craft Show hosted by Sandwich Chapter FO of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and Redbud Creek Farm. The tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, rain or shine.
The Harris Garden will be featured on the Fall Garden Tour and Craft Show hosted by Sandwich Chapter FO of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and Redbud Creek Farm. The tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, rain or shine.

Sandwich Chapter FO of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and Redbud Creek Farm will host a Fall Garden Tour and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, rain or shine. The tour will feature four gardens – three in Millbrook and one in Sandwich.

Tickets cost $10. They may be purchased from P.E.O. members, at Redbud Creek Farm, 2930N 4351st Road in Sheridan, and at each of the following gardens on tour day: Rettig, 821 S. Main St. in Sandwich; Mueller, 9050 Stonewall Drive in Millbrook; Harris, 9105 N. Stonewall Drive in Millbrook; and Hursthouse, 15710 Hoods Circle in Millbrook.

Unique plants (10 percent off on tour day), gift items and a variety of crafts will be for sale at Redbud Creek Farm.

A homemade lunch and dessert also will be available at Redbud Creek Farm from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, call 815-509-3520.

The Harris garden features a large variety of plantings, textures, colors and decorative art. The property has space for many garden areas that are nestled amid old oak trees. The unique climbing hydrangea is a focal point in the garden.

P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) will use the proceeds from the Garden Tour to fund scholarships, grants, awards and loans to help women enhance their lives through learning. Annual donations also given given to several local agencies.

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