The Nichols Garden Club will hold 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.

Tickets are available for advance orders now through July 4. 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.