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Tickets available now for Master Gardeners tour of gardens June 22

5/2/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Judy Hirschman
SUMMIT COUNTY — The 13th Annual Master Gardeners of Summit County Tour is scheduled for June 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Area gardeners are preparing for this summer’s tour, with the theme of “Garden Spaces for Everyday Living.”

An example of a tour garden is shown at right.

Tour tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. They are available for $15 at Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center in South Akron, Graf Growers Garden Center in Copley and Suncrest Gardens in Boston until June 21 or until sold out. Tickets also may be ordered by mail until June 12 by sending a check and self-addressed, stamped envelope to MG tour of Gardens, c/o MG Tickets, P.O. Box 707 Bath, OH 44210.

Master Gardeners of Summit County provides seed money to support educational activities, such as teaching children to raise their own vegetables and helping community gardeners improve their yield. Master gardeners also make presentations to interested organizations on all aspects of gardening and landscaping, according to organizers.

The self-guided tour will include stops at private gardens in Summit County. For additional information, including a downloadable registration form, visit www.summitmastergardeners.org or call 330-861-6678.

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