Morning or Afternoon Garden Tour

Do you love nature, with all the treasures that come with it?  We are excited to have Marijke Niles, owner and creator of Marijke’s Perennial Gardens Plus, take us on a tour of her extensive gardens.  This was such a popular event last year, we are going to offer a morning tour with pastries included or an afternoon tour with lunch included. Marijke will show us how we can be Mother Nature’s helpers while bringing all the beauty of pollinators to our own gardens. It just takes a little thought and awareness about planting. Most of all: What to do and not to do! This tour will interest gardeners as well as non-gardening nature admirers! Come find out for yourself and enjoy this special guided tour for inspiring and valuable information on planting gardens that you can enjoy all season!

Visit over 39 exquisite gardens on an eight-acre property in a spectacular mountainous wildlife setting! Marijke specializes in low maintenance and nature-nourishing native plants and hardy succulents such as sedums, hens and chicks. In her words “it truly is a place where the wild things grow”. Whether you are visiting her gardens for ideas, knowledge or are wanting to add to your own gardens, there is something for everyone. You can make purchases from a wide selection of hardy field-grown perennial plants, herbs, small fruits, indoor succulents and much more.

Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Marijke inherited the Dutch passion and traditions for gardening and nature. Marijke’s Perennial Gardens Plus, is located in Starksboro, Vermont. Marijke is a certified Vermont Extension Master Gardener and a Vermont Master Composter. She is the recipient of the 2012 Vermont Master Gardener of the year Award, presently serving on the Vermont Flower Show committee and is in high demand for talks and master classes.  Marijke is also an avid advocate of Art, Music and Dance. Her landscape focuses on color and beauty, creating stunning gardens in an incredible mountain setting.

Please note: There are only 17 spots available for each tour, reserve your spot now!

RSVP by clicking the button below or email Kim at [email protected] or call 802-388-1632.

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Morning or Afternoon Garden Tour

Date: July 12th, 2022

Where: Marijke's Perennial Gardens Plus, 1299 Robert Young Rd. Starksboro, VT 05487

Times: Morning tour: 9:00am-12:00pm to

Lunch tour: 12:30pm-3:30pm

Cost:$12.00 Morning tour with pastries (9:00 am)
$22.00 Afternoon tour with lunch (12:30pm)


Garden Tour and Talk

Morning Pastries or Afternoon lunch

Time on your own to explore



Payment due at time of registration

Click her to RSVP or email [email protected] or call 802-388-1632.