“digging it” Garden Tour

York County Master Gardener Volunteers present the second “diggin’ it” — another unique garden tour bursting with diversity and beauty.

Tour seven distinctive gardens and farms along a scenic route from Saco through Buxton, Dayton, Biddeford, Lyman and Hollis. All the gardens reflect the Master Gardeners’ passion for nurturing beauty and harvesting bounty. Delight your senses as you stroll through the lovely gardens and observe ingenious garden techniques, best practices, sustainability and original garden designs which combine ornamentals and edibles.

The “diggin’ it” tour is self-guided with York County Master Gardener docents at each location.

YorkGardenFlowersWhen: Saturday, July 23, 10 am – 4 pm.  We recommend allowing 3-4 hours to visit all gardens. The tour will take place rain or shine. All ticket sales are nonrefundable.

Tickets: $20. Children under the age of 12 may attend free.

Advance tickets are available at Snell Family Farm, 1000 River Road, Buxton or at Andy’s Agway, 13 Cole Road, Dayton.  You may also purchase tickets online.  Print your receipt and bring it to the ticket booth at one of the three gardens listed below.

Day-of-Tour tickets are available at:

  • The Homestead at Rest and Be Thankful Farm, 74 Old North Berwick Rd. Lyman.
  • Light of the Moon Farm at Robin’s Nest, 176 Mansion Rd. Hollis.
  • The Bancrofts, at 2 Courtlynn Circle, Saco

Brochures and maps are available at the above locations on the day of the tour.


100% of proceeds will benefit York County Master Gardener Volunteer community outreach and horticultural education programs throughout York County and surrounding areas.

The Tour, additional information

Details on the Gardens for delightful descriptions of all seven gardens

Submitted by:  UMaine, York County Master Gardener Volunteers



Strafford County Master Gardeners Association, part of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, is fifty+ gardeners strong, educating through gardening in Strafford County New Hampshire.
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2 Responses to “digging it” Garden Tour

  1. pbodwell says:

    Sounds like a wonderful tour. I read the places and it all sounds very interesting.

    Liked by 1 person

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