Originally created 05/04/01

Home tour includes garden seminar



Southern gardening expert Jim Bennett will offer gardening seminars Saturday and Sunday as part of the Builders Association of Metro Augusta Parade of Homes at Knob Hill.

Mr. Bennett will offer the following seminars:

How to have a low-maintenance yard on a budget, 11 a.m. Saturday

Secrets of a healthy lawn, 1:30 p.m. Saturday

Renovating your landscape, 3:30 p.m. Saturday

Annuals, perennials and color, 3:30 p.m. Sunday

The lectures are included with the tour, which costs $5. There's no charge for age 18 and younger.

Seven homes in the Knob Hill development off William Few Parkway in Columbia County are featured on the tour. Hours are 1-4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Augusta Training Shop. Call 860-2371, or visit the Web site www.homebuildersaugusta.org.