The Master Gardeners of Summit County invite all to the 2017 Tour of Gardens June 24, which will highlight six "Gardens of Distinction" on Saturday and a special "Secret Garden" for patrons only on Friday. All attendees will have access to the tour "Posie Shop," which will feature a large selection of Master Gardener-grown plants, garden boutiqueitems and fairy gardens.
The "Secret Garden" will only be available to Patrons at the Garden Wine Reception on Friday evening. Patrons will experience a garden sanctuary created by the home owners at their palatial country estate, which features a variety of garden rooms with water features. They will also enjoya variety of wines, silent auction, live music, hors d'oeuvres provided by Moe's Restaurant and valet parking. As part of the Patron Package, they will also receive tickets to the Saturday Tour of Gardens and a 20 percent discount at the Posie Shop.
On-line registration for both the General Tour and the "A Toast to the Tour" A Secret Garden.
Reception & Tour is available at summitmastergardeners.org. Tour tickets are for sale at the garden centers listed below:
■ Dayton Nursery & Garden Center, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Rd, Norton
■ Donzell's Garden Center, 937 E. Waterloo Rd., Akron
■ Graf Growers Garden Center, 1015 White Pond Dr. Akron
■ Smith Bros. Garden Center, 1285 N. Cleveland Massillon Rd, Bath
■ Suncrest Gardens, 5157 Akron-Cleveland Rd., Peninsula
Proceeds from the Tour benefit the Summit County Master Gardeners' educational horticulture programs.