Save a Date! Back Mountain Bloomers 2015 Garden Tour

March 19, 2015 - garden totes

Save a date! The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club has announced that a organization’s 2015 ‘Tour of Back Mountain Gardens’ will be hold Saturday, Jun 27, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., sleet or shine.  The debate will embody during slightest 5 pleasing private gardens in Shavertown and Trucksville, Pa., dual neighborhoods in a area famous as a Back Mountain of Luzerne County.


The gardens embody a accumulation of styles and themes including a garden where aged and new universe flowers and shrubs confine a 1930’s home with pleasant results. The Back Mountain Bloomers will offer list designs during any garden, as good as a vast arrangement of tiny floral designs during one location.


A full line-up of garden, nature, enclosure and landscaping presentations is planned. The presenting organizations embody Anthracite Scenic Trails Association, Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge, Edward’s Garden Center, Fetching Fido Fotography, Master Gardeners of Penn State Extension, Table and Miniature Flower Designs by a Back Mountain Bloomers, NEPA Bonsai Society, Perennial Point Garden Center, Wild Birds Unlimited and Wyoming Valley Art League. Members of a Wyoming Valley Art League will paint and pull during opposite gardens via a day. Their common works will go on arrangement during a date to be announced after in a year.


All deduction from a Garden Tour will advantage a Anthracite Scenic Trails Association (ASTA), an classification building and progressing a Back Mountain Trail, a 14-mile former tyrannise bed that is underneath growth and being remade into a recreational route for hiking and biking from Luzerne Borough in a Wyoming Valley to Ricketts Glen State Park. To date, 4.5 miles of a route is developed.


Tickets for a ‘Tour of Back Mountain Gardens’ are $25.00 per person. To ask a Garden Tour Brochure and registration form, hit Angela Vitkoski by email during, or by phone during (570) 718-6507. The finished registration form and remuneration should be mailed to Anthracite Scenic Trails Association, P.O. Box 212, Dallas, PA 18612. Additional debate information is accessible online at


Tickets will also be accessible during name sell outlets in early April, including a Back Mountain Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas; Creekside Gardens, 4 Church Drive, Tunkhannock; George Burger Sons Garden Center, 429 South Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top; Perennial Point Garden Center, 1158 River Rd., Plains; and Wild Birds Unlimited, Dallas Shopping Center, Dallas.  Tickets will also be accessible for squeeze during a time of check in for a garden tour at Back Mountain Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Rd., Trucksville, on Friday, Jun 26, from 2-6 p.m., and Saturday Jun 27, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Free garden debate receptacle bags will be given to a initial 500 participants during check in.

(Information from

Marianne Tucker Puhalla)

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