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Early Bird tickets are limited to 600. If we sell out you can check for tickets at our information table at the John Paul Jones House . Updates on our Facebook page: @PortsmouthPocketGardenTour


This year’s Pocket Garden Tour takes you to Portsmouth's Goodwin Park neighborhood. Once homes for laborers of local shoe manufacturing, the buildings date back to 1758. Plantings provide owners beauty from the sidewalk to backyard retreats. Ranging from classic to eclectic, gardens showcase the work of professionals and amateurs alike and include container gardening, native pollinator plantings, and hidden relaxing retreats. An easy one-mile walk with lots to see in eleven privately owned gardens along with the outdoor space of historic house museums. Musicians, artists, and garden educators are included along this self-guided tour.  

   

The 33rd annual tour runs Friday, June 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine!

  • $20 - Limited early-bird ticket sales run from May 12 to June 23 at 9pm. Purchase here or at local retailers. Eldredge Lumber in York, Churchill's Nursery in Exeter, Wentworth Greenhouse in Rollinsford, Rolling Green in Greenland, Portsmouth Vacuum, RiverRun Books, and South Church all in Portsmouth.
  • $25 - Day of tickets can be purchased at the information table at the John Paul Jones House, 43 Middle Street for $25. Thanks to the Portsmouth Historical Society for hosting us.
  • Ticket are good for either Friday or Saturday.


Scheduled speakers include:

  • John Forti, nationally recognized lecturer, garden historian, ethnobotanist, author of The Heirloom Gardener, and the executive director of Bedrock Gardens in Lee, NH will sign books and discuss native plants and our role in preservation.
  • Tori Hiney, co-proprietor and Pollinator Habitat Design Specialist at Bee the Buzz, and the Ecology and Horticulture Supervisor at the Rose Kennedy Greenway will share information on pollinator gardening.


Special thanks to this year's sponsors:








Venue Information

South Church
292 State Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Organizer Information

South Church


292 State Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-4762

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