For twenty-four years, the Friends of the Library have sponsored our annual garden tour as one of four fundraisers throughout the year. In past years, visitors would enjoy a self-guided tour of 5 or 6 featured gardens in Beaver and surrounding areas. This year's virtual form allows us to share these impressive gardens for more than just a limited time. We hope you enjoy viewing just some of the highlights of this year's tour!
Our goal was to raise $1,000 which would go directly towards capital improvements including library landscaping, restroom upgrades, and painting. As of June 27, the original date of the tour, we had raised just short of $800 through ticket sales and additional contributions. Please consider a donation to help us meet our goal.
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Special thanks to the following gardeners and volunteers:
Carol Fryday and David Ross
Trish Erzan and Familiy
Raelynn O'Leary and Family
Doris Grivna and Family
Kimberly Thonie and the Beaver County Master Gardeners Vegetable adn Herb Demonstration Garden
Bob and Joanna Jackson
The Fryday Garden
Come explore this lovely garden surrounding Carol Fryday's magnificent brick colonial home on Wilson Ave in Beaver, PA!
The O'Leary Garden
Raelynn O'Leary's garden on Second Street in Beaver, PA can be summed up in one word: scrumptious. She has created a beautiful ecosystem in her garden, full of fresh fruits and vegetables that puts the produce section of a grocery store to shame.
The Erzen Garden
If you're looking for an immaculate garden, look no further than Corporation Street in Beaver, PA, where Trish Erzan keeps everything looking pristine!
The Grivna Garden
Peaceful, gorgeous, spectacular; there are too many adjectives to describe Grivna's garden off of Tusca Rd. in Brighton Twp., and none fully capture the beauty of it. The dedication to their garden is matched by their wonderful hospitality.
Penn State Extension Master Gardener Vegetable and Herb Demonstration Garden
Volunteers work to plant, mulch, weed, and harvest the plot within the Beaver County Senior Gardens at 1155 Western Avenue in Brighton Twp. The garden is designed to educate about the interrelationships between families of vegetables and herbs. Harvests are donated to community organizations.
Interested in learning more? Contact the Extension Office at 724-774-3003 and they'll be happy to connect you with a Master Gardener!