Follow the Blooms tour will offer inspiration

Gain gardening inspiration by taking the Follow the Blooms Garden Tour from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 7.

Sponsored by the Bedford Garden Club and the Bedford Women’s Club, the tour will showcase five gardens with charming plant and water landscapes. A unique school garden that grows vegetables for a local food bank also will be featured.

Local artists will create new works at garden locations throughout the day. The Bedford Craftworkers’ Guild, at its location behind the Bedford Public Library, will offer special garden-related crafts for sale during tour hours.

Advance tickets are available until June 27 for $17 each. To purchase a ticket, mail a check to the Bedford Women’s Club with “Garden Tour” on the memo line to BWC, c/o Jackie Lucas, 31 McQuade Brook Road, Bedford, NH 03110.

On the day of the tour, tickets will be available for $20 each starting at 10 a.m. at the registration tent at Peter Woodbury School, 180 County Road.

For ticket or other information, call Sue Fahey at 471-6384.

Both the Garden Club and Women’s Club are nonprofit organizations. Proceeds from this event will allow each club to carry out its community mission.

For more information about the sponsoring clubs, visit www.bedfordnhgardenclub.org and www.bedfordwomensclub.org.