Historic Garden Week-Albermarle/Charlottesville
Morven Estate Gardens and House - 4/23
The brick manor house at Morven was built ca. 1820 in the late-Georgian/Federal Style. Its 19th century ambience remains even after 20th century additions and interior renovations. The first floor is on tour. Morven was open for the first Historic Garden Week in 1929. Please note: the house is handicapped accessible, however the gardens are not.
Rain or inclement conditions may cancel tour. Tickets are not refundable even if tour is canceled due to rain. To verify conditions on tour day only, call 434-960-3561 after 7 a.m.
Charlottesville/Ivy Area - 4/24
A few miles west of Charlottesville, Flordon is a picturesque neighborhood in a lush woodland setting. Five gardens will be open, exhibiting a wide array of plant material designed to harmonize with their respective spaces.
This is a walking tour.
University of Virginia:Pavilion Homes and Gardens, University Library and Morea - 4/25
The relationship between the Garden Club of Virginia and the University of Virginia goes back at least 68 years, when the club restored the University’s Pavilion Gardens with proceeds from Historic Garden Week. Beginning with the West Pavilion gardens in 1947, restoration included the surrounding serpentine walls, an original feature of Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village. This tour has no admission charge.