Garden tour to be held this coming Sunday

PART OF GARDEN TOUR–A French colonial garden driving tour will be held this Sunday afternoon, with several local gardens featured. Pictured is the jardin potager at Fort de Chartres, which is one of the featured gardens.

Enjoy a Sunday drive through the “French Colonial Corridor” along the middle Mississippi River valley for the French Colonial Gardens Tour on Sunday, June 10 from noon until 5 p.m.

Whether participants begin their journey near Prairie du Rocher or Ste. Genevieve, these gardens and sites are sure to provide inspiration and enjoyment.

The tour is sponsored by the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve and Les Amis du Fort de Chartres.

It is free and open to the public. Check the Fort de Chartres website for more information; visit, email, or call the Fort de Chartres State Historic Site at (618) 284-7230.

For more about the gardens on this tour, please see this week’s print edition.