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More from the ‘love of gardening’ tour


Special to The Press

Parkland Garden Club sponsored its 23rd annual garden tour on July 16.

Several homes in North Whitehall Township were on this year’s “Love of Gardening” tour including those of Janice Boehm, and Steve Adams, both of Schnecksville, and Jan Pavelko of Orefield.

Each home had a unique style of garden for visitors to enjoy.

Boehm has more than 100 day lilies and perennials, as well as pollinators in her garden.

Adams has over 250 dahlias that complement his 200-year-old Pennsylvania German farmhouse.

Pavelko creates “islands” throughout her garden for relaxation and reflection.

PRESS PHOTO BY LOU WHEELAND Janice Boehm of Schnecksville with her beautiful flowering echinacea plants in her garden in North Whitehall Township.
A pair of uninvited guests, Japanese beetles, were helping themselves to Janice Boehm's echinacea flowers during the Parkland Garden Club's “Love of Gardening” tour on July 16.
ABOVE: Kathy Stoudt of South Whitehall and Sandy Stanton of Breinigsville were out enjoying the Parkland Garden Club's annual tour July 16. They visited Janice Boehm's home in Schnecksville.
LEFT: North Whitehall Township resident and gardener Steve Adams raises more than 250 dahlias on his property each summer. He is shown with one of his early bloomers. Adams uses this flower to pollinate others and has many for sale at Delight Dahlias in Hellertown.
Meadow, also called yellow lilies, are the centerpiece in this flower garden on the property of Steve Adams of North Whitehall. His property includes a 200-year-old Pennsylvania German farmhouse, which was open for tours.
Bucks County residents Joe and Denise Golant took the Parkland Garden Club's “Love of Gardening” tour. They are looking at flowers at the home of Steve Adams of North Whitehall Township.
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Jan Pavelko stands near her “Wild Patio Garden” on her North Whitehall Township property. This is just one of several gardens on her property.
Parkland Garden Club volunteers Megan Stanley and mom, Mary, register visitors Barbara Edwards of Lower Macungie and Millie Mosella of Upper Macungie, during their visit to the gardens of Jan Pavelko, North Whitehall, during the Parkland Garden Club's annual tour on July 16.