WesterFlora has announced the 12 local gardeners whose homes will appear on the 2013 tour, which will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. July 21.

WesterFlora has announced the 12 local gardeners whose homes will appear on the 2013 tour, which will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. July 21.

The participants on this year's tour, themed "Festival of Gardens," will be:

•Frank and Rose Ann Barone, 164 Sandstone Loop E.;

•Jim Brown and Judy Stacy, 193 Sunbury Road;

•Fred and Beverly Coventry, 228 Huber Village Blvd.;

•Ronald Fultz, 5555 Oslo Drive;

•Bob and Nancy Garver, 8145 Maxtown Road;

•Ken and Susan Haas, 84 N. Vine St.;

•Midge Krause, 70 Haddam Place E.;

•Jeff and Linda Laine, 1115 Blue Heron Drive;

•Brian and Margo Leinheuser, 676 Freshwater Court;

•Denise Mundy, 77 University St.;

•Richard and Jeanne Sweaney, 5761 Pintail Court; and

•Mike and Gloria Wood, 120 Mariemont Drive.

Eight of the gardens are new to the tour.

The tour will include garden rooms, containers in a shady garden, a whimsical garden, handmade fairy gardens, gardens filled with flowers, relaxing venues, a bird sanctuary, a native-plant habitat and dahlias from A to Z.

Artists and musicians will grace most of the gardens.

WesterFlora tour brochures will be available beginning July 10 at the Westerville Music & Arts Festival, Westerville Community Center, the Westerville Public Library and Hoover Gardens.

Tour information is available at WesterFlora.com.

The 22nd annual WesterFlora tour is sponsored by the Westerville Beautification Committee, the Westerville Garden Club, the Westerville Department of Parks and Recreation and Hoover Gardens.