Keep Columbus Beautiful's Tour of Gardens is May 3

The Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission's 2008 Tour of Gardens is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 in the Green Island Hills/Brookstone neighborhoods.

The tours are self-guided. Tickets and maps are available in advance at the Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission office at 685 Front Avenue; the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau, 900 Front Ave.; The Butler’s Pantry, 2533 Auburn Ave; The Butler’s Other Pantry, 1640 Rollins Way; River Road Pharmacy, 5100 River Road; Columbus Coffee Company, 1660 Whittlesey Road, the Nursery of Lee Bayard, 1210 13th Street; and Spring Harbor, 100 Spring Harbor Drive.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on May 3.

All proceeds go to the Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission.

A plant sale will be at Brookstone School throughout the tour and is open to non-tour-goers as well. The Columbus Flower Workshop will present a standard flower show throughout thetour time at Spring Harbor at Green Island.

On the tour: Robert and Susan Culpepper, Stillwater Drive; Sally Foley, Williams Hill Road; Betsy Leebern, Mountainbrook Court; Marsha McLaurin, Creekview Place; Ed and Beverly Kinner, Peggy Hecht and Jean Berry, all on Creekview Court; Michael and Kay Harris, Brookstone Boulevard; Al and Gloria Fleming, Seminary Road; Mike and Lois Tryon, Cape Cod Court; Gardens of Spring Harbor at Green Island, 100 Spring Harbor Drive and Brookstone School, 440 Bradley Park Drive.

Call Keep Columbus Beautiful at 706-653-4008 or 706-653-4009.