Unexpected treasures found on garden club stroll


Marie Marcinko poses in her garden with her son Andrew after unwrapping her birthday present, a wood-carved hummingbird garden feature. SUBMITTED PHOTO

“One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides.” — W.E. Johns

If you’re a fisherman, it’s like finding the honey hole. If you’re a shopper, it’s like finding “the outfit” for 75 percent off. If you’re a 4-H’er, it’s like seeing the purple grand champion ribbon on your project.

The Johnson County Garden Club hosted its annual Stroll through the Neighborhood in Franklin a week ago and certainly discovered some “honey holes.” But what makes a garden tour especially grand are the stories of the gardeners.

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