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Huber Ridge Blooms tour Sunday, July 14

Seven Huber Ridge residents will showcase their gardens for the public from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, July 14 in the sixth annual Huber Ridge Blooms garden show and contest.

Visitors will see hand-picked rock accents, gorgeous ponds, vintage garden art, park-like settings, and blooms everywhere. The tour takes place in the Huber Ridge neighborhood of Blendon Township and is free.

Included in the tour are residences at:

* 6325 Arnett Road;

* 3479 Saigon Drive;

* 3815 Balboa Place;

* 3693 Managua Drive;

* 5664 Bashaw Drive (front yard only);

* 5706 Bashaw Drive; and

* 5576 Santiago Drive.

Those touring the gardens also are encouraged to visit the newly landscaped Ridgewood Park in the 5400 block of Buenos Aires Boulevard as well as the Blendon Township Community Garden, located behind the Blendon Township government complex, 6350 Hempstead Road.

Benches hand-made by Tom Heichel, Huber Ridge resident and former Blendon Township chief of police, have been installed.

The changes at Ridgewood Park include a new gazebo and trees, revamped landscaping and repaving.