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600 visitors attend Garden Week in Gloucester


A sunny spring day made for an ideal backdrop as the Garden Club of Gloucester welcomed 600 visitors for tours of three homes in Gloucester on Saturday.

Little England, Belvinhem Quay and Sweetgrass opened their doors to guests for guided tours and to display scores of flower arrangements as part of the statewide celebration of Historic Garden Week in Virginia.

“This incredible statewide event that takes place over eight days and really highlights all that Virginia has to offer in terms of beautiful, interesting homes in lovely locations complemented by stunning floral arrangements,” said tour chair Durfee Betts. “It takes over 200 people to bring this event to life in Gloucester every year and my committee was amazing.”

These 200 people served as hostesses, flower arrangers, offered refreshments, as well as providing photography and transportation. “We were very lucky to have three stunning homes in addition to Abingdon Church which served as o...

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