Clients tell me all the time “ that area is so shady, nothing will grow there!”, um not exactly. What if I told you there is a plant that has all of the follow qualities: Loves shade and actually the more shade the better Dark Evergreen leaves Non invasive Deer won’t eat it It is drought tolerant It’s low maintenance, requiring a once a year clean up No … [Read more...] about The Superstar Shade Plant by Guest Poster, Todd Goulding
I am ready for Spring! It is my favorite time of the year, other than my birthday ( its Octbtober 19th if you want to send a gift), Christmas( again accepting all gifts) and a week at the beach. And for myself, as a Landscape Designer, I am always looking for plants, trees, and shrubs that are not so common. My clients are looking for new or unusual specimens to add the the … [Read more...] about Spring Flowers that are not so Common by Todd Goulding
We are thrilled to introduce you to our 2019 poster artist, Maxine Helmey! Maxine is an accomplished award-winning artist who paints in oils and watercolors. Famous for her watercolors of popular Savannah scenes, Maxine began painting professionally in 1987. Over the years she owned her own gallery and taught classes in Savannah. She has graciously donated the use of this print … [Read more...] about 2019 Poster About to Hit the Streets
Since 1935, the Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens has been opening doors for Savannahians and visitors alike. The Tour was founded 83 years ago by the Women’s Auxiliary of Christ Church as a direct response to the charitable needs in Savannah resulting from the Great Depression. It has evolved into a four-day event that raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthwhile … [Read more...] about 2018 Savannah Tour of Homes Grant Recipients
Thank you for purchasing tickets to the 83rd Annual Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens! We're so excited for this year's Tour! We thought we'd give you few helpful hints about attending the Tour. Headquarters - Our Headquarters is located at the Marshall House hotel this year. The address to the Marshall House is 123 East Broughton Street. Headquarters opens Wednesday, … [Read more...] about Helpful Hints for Attending the Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens
The first day of the 83rd Annual Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens steps off in the Thomas Square Streetcar Historic District. The Thomas Square Streetcar District is bounded by Anderson Lane on the north, East Broad Street to the east, Victory Drive on the south, and Montgomery Street on the west. ‘Savannah electrified its streetcar in 1888, extending two lines from … [Read more...] about It’s Hip to be Square! Thomas Square, that is!
Meet Us at The Marshall House! During the week of March 22-25, 2018 the historic Marshall House hotel (123 E. Broughton Street) becomes the home and headquarters of the Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens. All guests of the Tour will arrive to pick up their tickets and information packets at the Marshall House and we thought this would be a perfect time to tell you about your … [Read more...] about Meet Us at The Marshall House
Wray unveiling her 25th poster image at 25 Years: A Celebration of Poster Artist, Wray Williamson Featured prominently in my painting for the 2017 poster is the winged lion fountain in front of Savannah's Cotton Exchange. The winged lion is the symbol of Saint Mark. In the late 1800s, when the Cotton Exchange was built, Savannah was a very important seaport, as it is … [Read more...] about About the 2017 Tour of Homes Poster by artist, Wray Williamson
The 81st Annual Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens held March 31 through April 3, 2016 raised over $100,000 for local charitable organizations. Tour proceeds are divided between Christ Church Anglican, Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) and the Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent Garden Club. HSF uses its share of the proceeds to support its operations, education and advocacy for … [Read more...] about Christ Church Anglican Announces 2016 Tour of Homes Grant Recipients
Happy Thanksgiving from The Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens! We would like to take a "moment of gratitude" and hope you will join us. We pause to give thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers who are the elves working tirelessly year-round; our sponsors and advertisers, who provide critical funding to support our efforts; our families who wait patiently as we finish … [Read more...] about Have Joy. Give Thanks!
What a beautiful week for a parade! The Savannah Veteran's Day Parade stepped off yesterday near Forsyth Park and traveled through the streets of historic Savannah, a beautiful backdrop to celebrate the service and sacrifices made by our US Military. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SERVED! We are grateful to you and your families. #VeteransDayEveryDay … [Read more...] about Savannah’s Veteran’s Day Parade
WOW!! Can you believe that we are entering our 80th Anniversary year? Traditionally, the 80th anniversary is known as the "ruby" anniversary, and to celebrate we have planned a black-tie-optional gala event on the Saturday of Tour week. Locals and visitors are invited to join us for this Ruby Jubilee! We want to use the opportunity to thank our past Tour Chairs, through whose … [Read more...] about Celebrating 80 years