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Four homes featured on this year’s Garden Week tour

Four homes, a colonial church, and beautiful gardens will be open to visitors on Saturday for the Historic Garden Week tour being held in Gloucester and Mathews.

The Garden Club of Gloucester arranges the local tour, and its members prepare the flower arrangements that decorate almost every room of every home open to visitors.

Tour hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with tour headquarters at Ware Episcopal Church in Gloucester, which is also open to visitors. Also at Ware, a self-guided tour of its splendid trees has been set up.

One Gloucester home, Nesting, is on tour. This home on Toddsbury Lane can only be reached by shuttle from Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, located at Flat Iron just inside Ware Neck. Nesting with its many collectibles and artworks will be open, and artists and garden specialists will be available to meet visitors.

Three Mathews homes will be open. Sandhill, on Green Point at Cobbs Creek, will be open to visitors and serve as a parking area/shuttle bus departure spot ...

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