One of the finest private gardens in Northern California.
NEWCASTLE, Calif. (PRWEB) May 14, 2018
Mark your calendars for Train Day, a garden railroad event presented by Sacramento Area’s High-Hand Nursery and the Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society. Come watch the miniature Maple Rock train system snake its way around the enchanting Secret Garden, Turtle Falls, the Peony forest, and other numerous attractions at Maple Rock Gardens. Maple Rock Gardens is a 30-year old estate garden owned and operated by High-Hand Nursery in Loomis. It is home to one of the largest G scale garden railroads in California and it is also where High-Hand Nursery tests various plants for dependability, beauty, and ease of care. Tucked away on 30-acres of land dotted with Japanese Maples, ferns, irises, dogwoods, formal English gardens, water features, roses, lavender, and more, this garden railroad is sure to impress train hobbyists, avid gardeners, and the general public alike. This event includes food and drinks for purchase, live music, and free parking. Train Day is an event everyone will enjoy.
Maple Rock Gardens is located at 100 Clark Tunnel Road in Newcastle. Tickets are $10 for adults, available online at http://www.highhand.com or directly from High-Hand Nursery, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis. Children 12 and under are free. High-Hand Nursery will donate part of the proceeds to the Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society. In addition to Train Day, High-Hand Nursery will be holding several other pop-up events at Maple Rock Gardens over the next few months. For more information, contact High-Hand Nursery 916-652-2065 ext. 4 or visit the events page at http://www.highhand.com.
About the Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society
The Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society is the Garden Railroad Club for Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, and Yolo Counties. Since 1989, the Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society has brought together garden railroaders to build miniature indoor and outdoor replicas of lumber, mining, farming, urban railroads, and more.
About High-Hand Nursery and High-Hand Cafe
Maple Rock Gardens is owned and operated by High-Hand Nursery in Loomis, voted the best garden center in the Sacramento area by KCRA's A-List City Voter. High-Hand Nursery in Northern California offers gardeners a diverse repertoire of high-quality trees, plants, vegetables, shrubs, perennials, succulents, topiaries, hanging baskets, and more from top growers in the region along with a plethora of garden accessories, pottery, sculptures, artwork, outdoor furniture, fountains, and other unique treasures.
High-Hand Nursery is open every day from 9-5 pm. Monday through Saturday and 9 am.- 4 pm. on Sunday. The nursery’s knowledgeable staff and salespeople are ready to assist visitors with all of their gardening needs from plant choice and care, to landscape consultation, design services, aquatic garden design, and installation.
While at the nursery, visitors can grab a bite to eat at the High-Hand Cafe, the nursery’s farm-to-fork restaurant voted one of the top three best romantic restaurants in the Sacramento area by KCRA's A-List City Voter. The menu at this picturesque garden cafe changes seasonally to showcase hand-made food prepared with fresh, high-quality vegetables, berries, citrus, and fruits from nearby local farms. High-Hand Cafe is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 am. to 3 pm. and Saturday through Sunday from 9 am. to 3 pm.
Guests at High-Hand Nursery can also shop the stores at the historic High-Hand Fruit Shed on the premises. Handmade gifts, gourmet olive oils, balsamic vinegars, mustards, jams, jewelry, unique artwork, garden accessories, and more are available from the High-Hand Mercantile, High-Hand Olive Oil Company, The Flower & Gift Market, and Art Gallery.