​​​​Dunthorpe Garden Tour​

    Plan your day! 

  • Pick up your brochure with tour map at parking lot at Lewis and Clark's Griswold Stadium,  Riverdale Grade School or any of the gardens on the tour. It includes a map of the tour route, descriptions of each property, plant lists and restroom locations
  • You may visit the gardens in any order. The shuttle buses will do continuous loops.
  • You may walk between gardens – the distance from Garden 1 to Garden 4 is 1.3 miles. You may  pick up the bus at any of the stops
  • Complimentary cookie and lemonade served from 10 AM to 4 PM at Riverdale Grade School 
  • Lunch may be purchased from Whole Bowl and Grilled Cheese Grill food carts from 11 AM to 2 PM at RGS (cash preferred)
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen and water if needed
  • No dogs or strollers allowed on the tour
  • Gardens have uneven paths, up and down grades and grass and stone surfaces. The gardens and shuttles are not handicap accessible.
  • Children must hold an adult's hand in the gardens or be carried
  • Plan your day to see a 20 minute floral arrangement demonstration by Lauralee Symes, owner of Sellwood Flower Co. in Garden Two with flowers foraged from the homeowners garden at these times:  11:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM


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The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.  - Gertrude Jekyll