Healing Gardens open Sept. 13

By on September 12, 2009

St. Charles—Healing Gardens, a two-acre expanse of woodland and perennial gardens on Stone Hill Farm off Dean Street in St. Charles, announced its next opening date will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13.

The gardens are open to the public on set dates for the purpose of enjoying the natural wooded setting and perennial gardens. The gardens are open at no cost to the public, however, donations of time or money for upkeep are welcome. Healing Gardens is cultivated and hosted by Deborah Marqui owner of Stone Hill Farm with her husband Buzz Marqui.

Ms. Marqui, who is cancer-free from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma since 1996 and in remission from breast cancer since 2002, finds great restoration of spirit in her gardens and property and wants to share that with the public for their own rejuvenation. Visiting individuals or small groups are welcome to do as they please. No activity is required or requested. Stone Hill Farm is the home of Buzz and Deb Marqui where they have lived since 1972, raising four children.

Healing Gardens is located at 37W249 Dean Street, St. Charles. For more information call (630) 377-1846 or e-mail deb@dmarqui.com