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The Garden Club of Fairfax invites you to join us Tuesday, April 24, 2018 for this year’s Historic Garden Week Tour in Great Falls-McLean-Vienna.  Experience 250 years of history in the once agricultural hills of northern Fairfax County.   Near the picturesque village of Great Falls is the William Gunnell home built in 1750 as a hunting lodge for Lord Fairfax. Stroll through a quilt garden designed by the current owner, a well-known quilter, and enjoy carefully tended fruit and vegetable gardens as well as landscaped vistas.  In the historic town of Vienna, explore an 1892 home built on the grounds of the Grange Camp and a charming cottage designed by a couple as a “sensible home” to retire-in-place. A transitional executive home with a waterfall garden is showcased in nearby McLean. Tour headquarters are at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna, VA. - admission and refreshments are included with the tour ticket. 

The Garden Club of Fairfax April 24th tour features four private homes and gardens in the Northern Fairfax County area, 10am to 4pm.  As part of the Garden Club of Virginia’s 85th Historic Garden Week, our tour will be one of thirty statewide tours held April 21-28, 2018 featuring nearly 200 of Virginia's most picturesque gardens and private homes. Historic Garden Week is the only statewide home and garden tour in the United States touted as "America's Largest Open House". Proceeds from this celebrated event fund the restoration and preservation of more than 40 of Virginia’s historic public gardens and landscapes, a research fellowship program, and a new partnership with the Virginia State Parks.  Iconic landmarks such as Mount Vernon, the Pavilion Gardens at the University of Virginia and the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library have been restored to their original splendor due to the hard work of thousands of volunteers, the generosity of countless home and garden owners, and the nearly 30,000 visitors from around the world who have enjoyed the tours. 

For more information about our Great Falls-McLean-Vienna Tour, and to buy tickets on-line, go to  You will also find the statewide HGW schedule for all the exciting tours. 

Photographs credit Donna Moulton.