BRADENTON - The Manatee River Garden Club will hold its annual Mother's Day Garden Tour on Saturday, May 10, the day before the holiday. The self-guided tour will take attendees through several unique gardens of Bradenton, and a gourmet lunch will also be offered at the clubhouse at 3120 1st Avenue West.
According to the club, the tour was created "to fulfill the purpose ofthe MRGC: to promote and encourage a community of nature enthusiasts who share the love of gardening, horticulture, floral design, environmental concerns and other related endeavors."
Advance tickets can be purchased for $15; tickets purchased on Saturday will be $20. Along with a gourmet lunch for $8, the clubhouse will also offer a host of vendors on the day of the tour.
A form for pre-ordering tickets be downloaded here; to purchase advance tickets online and to view a list of addresses for the tour's gardens, click here. Advance tickets can also be purchased from any Manatee River Garden Club member, or at the Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch locations for Crowder's Gifts & Gadgets.
The non-profit Manatee River Garden Club was established in 1929, and is a member of Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc. More information about the club can be found on its website.