Early Morning Photo Shoot and Gardens Tour in Frederick, MD

Jun 09, 2018 09:00am -
Jun 09, 2018 05:30pm
Frederick, MD

Event Description

Region II Regional Meeting | Frederick, MD
Early Morning Photo Shoot and Gardens Tour in Frederick, MD
Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 8:00AM - 5:30PM

Join GWA in Frederick, Maryland as we start the day with an early morning photo shoot at Tina Flook's Edgewood Garden, followed by visiting the Surreybrooke and Thanksgiving Farms. ending the day with a trunk show and GWA Connect meeting at Mad Science Brewing Company. 


8:00AM - 9:00AM​

Early Morning Photo Shoot at an Edgewood Garden

9:30AM - 11:00PM


12:00PM - 1:00PM

Lunch at The Main Cup

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Tour at Long Creek Homestead

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Louisa Zimmerman Roberts' Private Garden Tour

4:30PM - 5:30PM​

Thanksgiving Farms

Connect Meeting @ Mad Science Brewing Company
Located at Thanksgiving Farms

Optional Activities

Volt Edible Garden Tour/ Carrol Creek
located in downtown Frederick, MD

Lilypons Water Gardens
open til 6:00PM

Edgewood Garden
10816 Baltimore National Pike
Myersville, Md. 21773

This private garden consists of 15 1/2 acres of various kinds of gardens including shade, sun, perennial, vegetable, woodland and more. It will be on the Garden Consortium's annual tour this year. It also hosts private events such as weddings including the wedding of Louisa Zimmerman Roberts, our other private garden on the tour.

Surreybrooke Garden Center
8610 Baltimore National Pike
Middletown, MD 21769
(301) 371-7466

Surreybrooke is just a couple of miles down the road from Edgewood Garden on the same road. Their Children's Garden was highlighted on HGTV'S " A Gardener's Diary". As the owner finds some new idea, she creates gardens around it. There are also a number of interesting unusual cultivars in the garden center as well.

Long Creek Homestead
Long Creek Homestead sits on twenty-five acres of mixed woodland, food forests, and gardens. It celebrates more than 100 varieties of fruits and useful perennials. Landscapes are ecologically designed to harvest rainwater, build soil, and balance insect populations. Living willow dome and circular straw-bale home is open to explore. A small on-site nursery will be open and selling paw paws, elderberries, chokeberries, juneberries, ornamental willows, inoculated mushroom logs, etc.

Private Garden Tour, Louisa Zimmerman Roberts
708 East B Street
Brunswick, MD 21716

This is the private garden of Louisa Zimmerman Roberts, GWA member. From a so so and difficult property to a wonderful and private quirky garden filled with fabulous containers, glass and interesting perennials and shrubs so you can see what you do with a small and steep lot to make it interesting and usable. 

Thanksgiving Farms
1619 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown, MD 21710

This is the family owned business of the Zimmerman's and Roberts' shared by several members of the family, each with their own special part of the business. Learn how a real family owned business works with the pluses and minuses of being an independent IGC. It's not all glory but a lot of hard work!

"Besides touring the working garden center at the last stop of our day, there is a food truck and a craft brewery on site! There were bourbon flavored pretzels there for my last visit that were to die for! I will be bringing some back with me if there are any left!" -Denise Schreiber

Volt Restaurant, Edible Garden Tour
228 N Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Registration Deadlines

  • Early Registration: Friday, May 11
  • Regular Registration: Friday, June 1

Cancelation Policy
Cancelation requests received in writing by Friday, May 25 will be subject to a 25% cancelation fee, which will be deducted from the refund. No refunds will be made after Friday, May 25. Substitutions will be permitted with no penalties.

Event Type:Education
Category:Regional Meeting
Early registration ends on May 11, 2018.
Regular registration starts on May 12, 2018 and ends on Jun 01, 2018.
Late registration starts on Jun 02, 2018.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $45.00$55.00$55.00
Non-Member Fee: $85.00$95.00$95.00
Member Fee: $45.00$55.00$55.00
Non-Member Fee: $85.00$95.00$95.00