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Moon Township garden tour includes 2 sites with water features

Shirley McMarlin
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Two of six sites featured on the July 6 Moon Township Garden Tour will have water features and koi fish.

The Moon Township Garden Tour is planned for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 6, featuring six gardens throughout the township. Two of the gardens have water features with koi fish.

Cost for the tour is $10 in advance and $15 day of the tour.

Pre-purchase is available at eventbrite.com. From 9 a.m.-noon on the day of the tour, programs and maps for the gardens will be available at Robin Hill Park, 949 Thorn Run Road.

The tour will be held, rain or shine.

A Garden Shop and Plant Sale will be available during the tour at Robin Hill. Many of the garden items are handcrafted by some of the 45 members of the Moon Township Garden Club, which hosts the tour. Hand-painted garden stakes and draped pots will be featured.

Tour proceeds support local charitable causes, including a scholarship for the Moon Area/Crescent Township students and the Fleur de Lune Garden at Robin Hill. The club also makes donations to Mooncrest Community Garden, Hollow Oak and Land Trust, Montour Trail, Moon Library Friends and the Moon Green Team.

For information, call Ellen Northy at 412-269-1048 or email [email protected]

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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