The Omni Homestead Resort is once again pleased to partner with the
American Horticultural Society (AHS) for this wonderful event. The AHS
educates and inspires people of all ages to become successful and
environmentally responsible gardeners by advancing the art and science of
Find your green thumb at our In the Garden with the Experts event at
The Omni Homestead Resort. You’ll get a tour of the historic Homestead
Gardens and learn time-honored gardening tips from top professionals.
Plus, enjoy the natural beauty along the Cascades Gorge.
For attending this event, you will receive a complimentary membership to
the AHS which includes a subscription to “The American Gardener,” the
official bi-monthly magazine of the AHS.
For information please call The Homestead at 540-838-1766 and
ask for the "In the Garden" event package.
Click here for a PDF version of the "In the Garden" Weekend brochure.
Join Mark Viette on this wonderful tour of Ireland!
Experience the Best of Ireland on a 12-day tour.
Fly into historic Dublin with a city tour including the Bank of Ireland and St. Patrick’s Cathedral (the largest church in Ireland). Head south with a stop at the Rock of Cashel followed by Waterford with an included tour of the famous crystal factory. Continue to Cobh, visit Blarney Castle, and perhaps kiss The Blarney Stone en route to Killarney.
Drive the spectacular “Ring of Kerry,” offering stunning scenery and tour Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, built in 1425. View the Cliffs of Moher; discover Galway, the Connemara region, Kylemore Abbey and the Sligo area.
Enjoy a guided tour of Belleek Pottery, visit Ulster American Folk Park, and explore The Giant’s Causeway.
Your tour of the “Emerald Isle” ends in Belfast with sightseeing, including the impressive Parliament buildings, plus you’ll visit the world’s largest visitor experience, Titanic Belfast.
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Join Andre and Claire on this exclusive, custom-made, deluxe tour of Italy and Austria!
October is one of the best times to visit central and southern Europe - the weather is almost always perfect and it is much less crowded.
See some of the best highlights of Italy and Austria. You will be driving through the beautiful countryside of Tuscany and Padova, visiting the beautiful cities of Venice and Rome including the preferred entrance to the Vatican Museum with the Sistine Chapel.
During the trip you will be staying in some of the finest hotels in Italy including the Hotel Continental in Siena and the Hotel Parco Dei Principi in Rome. You will be dining in some of the finest restaurants and feasting on the best food!
This exclusive trip is described by Andre as one of the best trips he and Claire have led in 25 years!
Join Andre and Claire on this exclusive, custom-made, deluxe tour featuring the Imperial worlds of the
German and Austro-Hungarian Empires!
Budapest - Enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful city on the Danube; visit a botanical garden; spend a day in the Puszta - land of the Hungarian cowboys and be treated to an equestrian show and gypsy music
Vienna - From Budapest, we will travel up the Danube by hydrofoil boat to Vienna where you will see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions, the Schönbrunn Gardens, and enjoy a concert of Strauss and Mozart at the Schönbrunn Palace
Prague - We then travel north to Prague by way of the scenic Wachau Valley. Tour Prague, its famous castle, the Charles Bridge, and magnificent gardens. End the day with a three-hour cruise on the Vltava River!
Berlin - On the way to Berlin, we will stop at the city of Dresden. In Berlin, relax on a cruise on the River Spree, enjoy a candlelight dinner and concert at the Charlottenburg palace, and take a walking tour of Berlin. You can even opt to join Andre and Claire on a visit to the largest private botanical garden in Europe.
Andre will give a series of gardening presentations throughout the trip.