Daylily garden open house July 13 and 14

More than 3,200 varieties of daylillies will be on display at the 12th annual open house at Erickson's Daylily Garden

Erickson's Daylillies in Langley is preparing to host their annual open house this weekend.

Erickson's Daylillies in Langley is preparing to host their annual open house this weekend.

The 12th annual open house at Erikson’s Daylily Gardens happens this Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Langley.

Mother Nature has co-operated this year and the gardens will be at full bloom.  More than 3,200 varieties of daylilies, along with over 400 varieties of hostas and hundreds of other specimen perennials and trees will enhance visitors’ experience.

Other local exhibitors will also be on hand, including Clayburn Comforts, Buds N Petals, Big Bear Tools, Ken Knutson Birdhouses, and the VanDusen Master Gardeners.

The Aldergrove Daylily Society will be on hand, drawing for donated prizes from JD Turkey Farms, Krause Berry Farms, Domaine de Chaberton Winery, Well Seasoned Gourmet, Bonetti Meats, VanDusen Gardens, Otter Co-op, Big Bear Tools, Select Roses, Vista D’Oro Farms and others.

Judy Henry, acclaimed harpist, will be back, playing light music in the garden throughout the weekend.

As always, this event is a fundraiser for local charities – this year again supporting the rebuilding fund for the BC Children’s Hospital.  Admission is by donation.  Please note that these are private gardens and unfortunately are not wheelchair, stroller or walker accessible.

Erikson’s Daylily Gardens is located at 24642 51 Ave.

Full information can be found on the website at www.eriksonsdaylilygardens.com, by calling 604-856-5758 or checking out the Erikson’s Daylily Gardens Facebook page.