The Ottawa Valley is a hot bed area for Studio Tours. I have taken part in a number of them. The Red Trillium Tour is one such and it has two Tours in rural areas next to Ottawa. One is the spring tour for Mother's Day Weekend, and the other is the Fall Tour.
This year I visited three Studios on the Tour as a visitor. Each of the stops had a garden as its main focus. Guest artists or artisans could be found too. The photos above show the gardens of Joan and Doug McNab, Master Gardeners, and the work of Chris Van Zantan, Glass artist. Chris is shown with his works. You can see more of Chris's works at www.CVZ.ca.