Akron -- The Master Gardeners of Summit County will host the 2017Tour of Gardens which will highlight six Gardens of Distinctions and one special Secret Garden available to patrons.

Online registration for both the General Tour, and the "A Toast to the Tour" A Secret Garden Reception & Tour, are now available at summitmastergardeners.org and at these garden centers:

Dayton Nursery & Garden Center, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton

Donzell's Garden Center, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron

Graf Growers Garden Center, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron

Smith Bros. Garden Center, 1285 N. Cleveland Massillon Road, Bath

Suncrest Gardens, 5157 Akron-Cleveland Road, Peninsula

Information on how to become a patron to attend the "Toast to the Tour," which includes tickets to the Garden Tour, is available online. Proceeds from the Tour benefit the Summit County Master Gardeners' educational horticulture programs.

Tickets can be purchased online at summitmastergardeners.org or at one of the participating garden centers.