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After this harsh winter, everyone is
chomping at the bit to
head outdoors and garden.
We are in need of something green.


Here’s something to look forward to. Please mark your calendar on June 21, 2014.

Join Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens and some of our favorite partners: Jeremy Ashby (Azur Restaurant), Christopher Hirsheimer & Melissa Hamilton (Canal House Cooking), Stacey Hirvela and Pat Seibel (Proven Winners), John Morris (L.V. Harkness), Roianne Ridley (MacKenzies Florist)Daniel and Charlotte Ward (Longshadow Classic Garden Ornaments)Katy Moss Warner (America in Bloom) and of course Beth Sebastian, Sandy Perkins and grounds crew (Governor’s Mansion) in making life more beautiful at the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion Summer Solstice Garden Celebrationa celebration of our mansion’s 100 year anniversary as well the designation of it’s gardens as a Proven Winners Signature Garden, one of few in the United States.

This all-day event is packed with great food (Ann Evans, Executive Director of the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion, is preparing the menu for the morning, afternoon, and evening events); education (something for everyone including entertainment, food, garden, and historic preservation enthusiasts); and, of course, beautiful gardens (enjoy the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion and Capital, made even more colorful by the addition of our favorite Proven Winners flowers and shrubs, and limestone planters from Longshadow Classic Garden Ornaments).

Proceeds from this event go to the preservation of the most beautiful Governor’s Mansion in the nation, the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort, KY.

This event is perfect for clubs of all kinds.  Sessions are limited and will sell out quickly, so please order your tickets today.  We look forward to seeing you there.

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