Register your garden for Ken-Ton Garden Tour; deadline is June 5

cactus in bathtub in Tonawanda NY
This nine-foot cactus in a bathtub was seen in the yard of Terry and Debbie Calway on the Ken-Ton Garden Tour in 2013. Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

The Ken-Ton Garden Tour is now accepting applications for the 2015 tour. Residents in the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore can register their gardens.

You can register online.

You can also download an application to be printed and mailed via US mail. Paper applications are also available in the Tonawanda Town Supervisor’s Office, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.

All applications—whether online or by mail—must be received no later than Friday, June 5. Late entries will not be accepted.

Gardeners can display their garden during one or more of these times:

  • Friday, July 17 from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 18 from 8:30 11 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closer to the event, the tour’s website will feature a dynamic guide page featuring a map of participating gardens with information about each.

The site also includes a detailed history of the tour, photos of local gardens and a video.

Check out articles that we did on the Ken-Ton Garden Tour in previous years:

2010: Water features highlight garden on Ken-Ton Garden Tour

2011: Ken-Ton gardeners share tips for nighttime lighting

2012: Get a nighttime view of garden that packs many flowers in small space

2012: Hand-built barns, ponds and lavish gardens mark Tonawanda property

2013: There’s a 9-foot cactus in a bathtub– & that’s just the beginning

2014: Lighting adds ambiance to Moroccan-themed garden in Tonawanda

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