Free lilac tours planned May 17-20 in Potsdam
Updated May 4 to change tour dates that have been rescheduled because recent cool weather has delayed full lilac blooms.
POTSDAM – To celebrate spring, the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild, in cooperation with Moore’s Hill Lilacs owners Cliff and Janice Westerling, invites the public to free spring lilac tours being offered Monday, May 17 through Thursday, May 20.Tours will take place one week later than originally scheduled because recent cool weather has delayed lilac blooms, but original tour dates remain available.
Tours, approximately one hour in length, will be scheduled in the afternoons and evenings. The tour is free, but donations to the Guild will be gladly accepted.
Moore’s Hill Lilacs farm has 40 lilac varieties and multiple colors to view in a display garden. The tour will include lilac history and tips on selection, care and pruning.
To make a reservation call 315-212-4273 or email [email protected]
Tours will be limited in size, and masks and social distancing will be required.
Moore's Hill Lilacs is located midway between Potsdam and Canton at 892 Finnegan Road, Potsdam.
Lilacs can be purchased after the tour if desired, with 10% of sales during the week of the tours donated to the hospital guild.
The lilac collection can be previewed at MooresHillLilacs.com