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Batavia club's garden walk set for Saturday

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Decorations of all kinds are worked into the scenery in the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming's Batavia home. Their gardens will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

A stream and koi pond highlight the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming's Batavia home. Their gardens will featured on the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

The front yard of Sandi and David Leeming's Batavia home, which will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

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Hostas line a stone path in the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming's Batavia home.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Mature trees reach skyward in the front yard of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson's Batavia home. Their gardens will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Dozens of hosta varieties grow in the gardens of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson's Batavia home. See these, and other gardens on the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Hostas grow in the gardens of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson's Batavia home.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

A sitting area offers respite in the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming's Batavia home. Their gardens will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

A decorative tool shed sits among several shade beds in the front yard of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson's Batavia home, which will be featured on the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners "Gardens of De-Light and Shade" garden walk on Saturday, June 22.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

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In the French-inspired garden of Sandi and David Leeming of Batavia, the star attraction is the water feature. Two streams flow over waterfalls and come together in a large koi pond nestled along the patio. The Leemings' garden, and several others, will be showcased in the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners' 2013 garden walk, "Gardens of De-Light and Shade." Tickets are $13-$15 for the walk, set for Saturday, June 22.
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    • Decorations of all kinds are worked into the scenery in the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming’s Batavia home. Their gardens will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
    • A stream and koi pond highlight the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming’s Batavia home. Their gardens will featured on the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
    • The front yard of Sandi and David Leeming’s Batavia home, which will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
    • Hostas line a stone path in the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming’s Batavia home.
    • Mature trees reach skyward in the front yard of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson’s Batavia home. Their gardens will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
    • Dozens of hosta varieties grow in the gardens of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson’s Batavia home. See these, and other gardens on the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
    • Hostas grow in the gardens of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson’s Batavia home.
    • A sitting area offers respite in the back yard of Sandi and David Leeming’s Batavia home. Their gardens will be part of the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
    • A decorative tool shed sits among several shade beds in the front yard of Mary Ann and Ron Gilkerson’s Batavia home, which will be featured on the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners “Gardens of De-Light and Shade” garden walk on Saturday, June 22.
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