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Spring Garden Tour raises $3k for Three Sisters garden at college

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Visitors to four gardens saw an array of plants and gardening decor as they received advice from Master Gardeners in the 6th annual Spring Garden Tour.

The garden tours on Saturday served as a fundraiser for the Three Sisters demonstration garden at Madera Community College, where residents can attend classes and get hands-on demonstrations of gardening skills.

Nearly 200 people visited the homes of Larry Coen, Pat Furman, Mitzie Layne and Anna Da Silva to see the work they’ve put into their yards.

“We received many compliments and many people seemed to enjoy it so we’re very pleased,” said Linda Sloan, the chairwoman of the tour...


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