Mark your calendar, Keep Salado Beautiful is a supporting sponsor of the 5th Annual Salado Yard and Garden Tour on Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a Salado Sculpture Garden Reception from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The event will showcase the broad range of manicured and native landscapes and gardens that are the hallmark of the Village.
The tour is self-paced and will feature eleven inspirational private and public properties with unique landscaping features, beautiful gardens, original sculpture and whimsical art, and more. Attendees will be able to discuss features and maintenance care with the homeowners of each property. Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will serve as docents to provide additional information.
An added attraction to the tour includes book signings from two leaders in the architectural landscaping industry; Cheryl Beesley author of, Landscaping with Edible Plants in Texas Design and Cultivation and author, Judy Barrett who has penned multiple books including; Recipes From And For The Garden and Yes, You Can Grow Roses. Both will be at the Keep Salado Beautiful booth at the Christmas in October event on October 8.
Tour tickets are $15 per person. They are now available for sale on line at www.keepsaladobeautiful.com. They may also be purchased in advance at the Salado Chamber of Commerce located at 813 N. Main Street. All proceeds from the tour go toward the Salado Sculpture Garden Improvement Project.
Keep Salado Beautiful was established in January of 2009 and is an active local Keep Texas Beautiful Affiliate. Keep Salado Beautiful is a charitable and educational organization to promote public interest in the general improvement of the environment through planning, directing and coordinating programs for improving the quality of life in Salado. KBS’s mission is to educate and engage Salado to take responsibility for improving their community environment. Membership to KSB is only $25 annually and donations are accepted year around to continue the mission to sustain the natural beauty that is Salado. For more information go to their web site at www.keepsaladobeautiful.com and follow us on Facebook.