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The elegant floral display Effie Roumbos will be part 23rd annual Crete Woman's Club Garden Walk A Day Country: Water

The elegant floral display of Effie Roumbos will be part of the 23rd annual Crete Woman's Club Garden Walk, A Day in the Country: Water Wise Gardening, from June 25 to 27. | Supplied photo

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Updated: July 17, 2013 6:12AM



The 23rd annual Crete Woman’s Club garden walk, “A Day in the Country, Water Wise Gardening,” will be held at Lincolnshire Country Club, 390 E. Richton Road, Crete, from 4 to 7 p.m. June 25, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26 and 27.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 the day of the walk. Tickets for lunch at the country club and the walk are $30 in advance. Dinner and walk tickets for the June 25 Preview Night are $45.

Six gardens will highlight sustainable native landscapes, drought-tolerant plants, water features such as a manmade pond and a private lake, and the serenity of flowers and garden designs.

Hardscapes and garden ornamentation will display another side of gardening creativity.

Tickets are available at the following Crete locations: Ace Hardware, Township Hall, The Finishing Touch Florist, Santa Fe Nursery, and Crete Garden Center. Tickets also are available at Smits Farm in Chicago Heights and Martin Landscape on U.S. 231 in Crown Point, Ind.

On June 26 and 27, tickets will be sold at the woman’s club booth at the garden faire at Lincolnshire Country Club.

Ticket order forms are available online at www.cretewomansclub.org or by calling (708) 672-4820.

Proceeds benefit the club’s scholarship program.

Staff report



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