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Springtime Private Tour & Lunch with Dr. Patrick McMillan

June 23 & 24 ▪ 10am-1pm


If you’re ready to get outside and enjoy beautiful gardens, we hope you’ll join us for a private tour of Heronswood. These are some of the first tours to be led by our new Director, Dr. Patrick McMillan, formerly of the South Carolina Botanical Garden, and host of the popular PBS series, Expeditions with Patrick McMillan.

Not only will the tour explore Heronswood’s famous Woodland Garden and Potager, but visitors will be welcomed to our latest attraction, the x̣ə́w̕əs shəyí (‘new life’) Renaissance Garden. Filled with ferns and other fine plants, this garden explores the history of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, which owns the garden. Lunch is included. You’ll also receive a special plant from Heronswood to take home. Tour size limited to 15.

Click here to register for the June 23rd tour
Click here to register for the June 24th tour

Questions? Please contact Marcia Brixey, event coordinator.


Guided Garden Tours

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Enjoy an in-depth look at Heronswood Garden through a guided tour led by one of our experienced Garden professionals. The cost is $20 per person with a minimum of 10 people to the group, or a $200 flat fee for a group with fewer than 10 participants. Participants use the Whisper headset system to allow social distancing and still be able to hear the tour guide (sanitized before use). Masks/facial coverings are required.

We can also assist you in arranging to have delicious box lunches from Kingston’s own Market Fresh Banquets & Catering delivered to the Garden for your group to enjoy.

Please call Andrea Dolan-Potter with your questions or to schedule a guided tour for your group: 360-297-9620 or use the form below.

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