For the next best thing to a free garden tour, try these free Artown events hosted in or related to gardens next Saturday, July 14. Visit the links for maps and details.
Old Southwest Reno
Giving Art, 701 Brown St., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“A beautiful yard and garden setting.” Artwork for sale.
Art in the Garden, 1280 Monroe St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Although this garden is in a back yard, it feels like a courtyard. Artwork for sale.
yART Sale, 1420 Mt. Rose St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Artwork for sale in the yard.
Off Lakeside Drive and south (Reno)
Inspired by Nature, The Brick House at Bartley Ranch, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“Work inspired by Nevada’s natural landscape and resources” will be shown; not clear whether it will be for sale.
Art on the Hill, 2325 Diamond J Place, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“Enchanting scenery.” Artwork for sale.
2012 Reno Rose Society Rose Show, 250 Court St., noon to 5 p.m.
“Rose horticulture exhibition, arrangement display and rose photography competition with prizes. Bring your ‘mystery roses’ in for identification.”
Laurel Busch writes Ramblings from Rabbitbrush Ranch, a blog about gardening and appreciating nature in Northern Nevada.
Laurel Busch came to Reno in the 1970s to go to college and never left. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UNR. Laurel likes the way This Is Reno welcomes all news from all sources and finds it exciting to take advantage of technology to do things old media can’t do.