Purchase tickets for this year's Secret Midsummer Garden Tour

The Nichols Garden Club will present its annual Secret Midsummer Garden Tour on Thursday, July 11, from 4 p.m., until dusk; rain date will be Friday, July 12. Check with WICC or call 203-372-4105 if in doubt.

The tour begins at the Starkweather House, 1773 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull. There are some glorious gardens this year with refreshments served at each. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the tour. Proceeds for Garden Tour fund the Nichols Garden Club Scholarship which is presented each year to a local student going on to a degree in horticulture or nature conservation.

For advance tickets, call Cary Ericson, 203-377-5476 or Cary24@sbcglobal.net.