2023 Garden Tour
The Garden Tour’s major sponsors are Karen Bellamy, Frank and Cindy Bonaro, Gray Lumber, Columbia Bank, Seattle Seahawks, at Michael Morrison Sotheby’s International Realty, and UP Refuse and Recycling.
We thank them as well as all our sponsors: Linda & Albert Bird and Suburban Optical
The UPHS also thanks all of our many individual donors.
The 2023 UP Historical Society Garden Tour is fast approaching!
Please save Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 to visit five outstanding gardens in the University Place/Fircrest area. Tickets for this annual and much anticipated event are $20 (early bird) before May 1st and $25 after. Early bird tickets may be purchased at Willow Tree Gardens & Interiors.
Other ticket sellers are Chirp and Company, Morrison House Realty, Rosedale Gardens and Gardensphere.
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2022 Garden Tour
Enjoy photos of our 2022 Garden Tour! Click on image to enlarge.
2020 Garden Tour
View the seven magical gardens that were a part of this year’s virtual Garden Tour organized by the U.P. Historical Society. These virtual tours offer stunning ground and aerial views of each garden, as well as interviews with their owners and Pierce County Master Gardener Alice Dionne. From highly sculpted to informal by design, these gardens feature a variety of flora, water features, terracing and even a fairy or two.
Special thanks to each of our Garden Tour hosts who so graciously allowed us to sneak a peek at these magnificent spaces:
U.P. Historical Society’s Curran Apple Orchard
Dick and Patti Hutchison’s Terraced Gardens
Carole Henderson’s Japanese Garden
Linda Bird’s Fairy Garden
Dani Griswold’s 35 House
Evonne and Sam Ryken’s “Secret Garden”
Howard Dempsey’s Memory Lane North
The response to this year’s free virtual tours has been outstanding. Thank you again to the generous sponsors who made it possible: Atkins Chiropractic, Columbia Bank, Gray Lumber Company, JK Tax Service, Inc., McCabe’s Automotive Specialists, Morrison House/Sotheby’s International Realty, Portland Avenue Nursery, Seattle Seahawks, Sound Community Bank, Suburban Opticians and U.P. Refuse & Recycling.