The annual Spring Clintonville Open Garden Tour will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3.
The tour will feature seven private and three public gardens, including a constructed wetland, a fairy garden, a squirrel-excluding enclosure for vegetables and an outdoor wine room.
The tour is free and self-guided.
Maps are available at the Whetstone branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. For more information, visit the Clintonville Open Garden Tour Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The stops June 3 include:
* A fish pond, swimming pool, berry bushes, fruit trees, raised beds for vegetables, arbors with clematis and climbing hydrangea, annuals and perennials at 333 Highlands Drive.
* A certified butterfly habitat by the Franklin Park Conservatory and a terraced landscape with seating area fenced for privacy at 4399 Olentangy Blvd.
* Repurposed flea-market finds used as planters and plant stands, a fairy garden and a girl's playhouse at 557 Glenmont Ave.
* Pergolas and paved seating areas built by the owners, many container plantings and an outdoor wine room at 64 W. Dunedin Road.
* Primarily native plants and cultivars of natives, designated as an official wildlife habitat per the requirements of the National Wildlife Federation, along with sculpture, ornaments and wall art at 230 Northmoor Place.
* A front-yard mixed "urban" garden with no lawn, including fruit trees, berries, an herb garden, mixed perennial beds and raised vegetable beds, plus a backyard shade garden leading down to the Olentangy River flood plain with a variety of shade-tolerant perennials, both exotic and native, at 3539 Olentangy Blvd.
* Vegetables inside a squirrel-excluding enclosure, with berries and several kinds of dogwoods at 43 E. North Broadway, with parking available at Clinton Elementary School.
* Native wetland and prairie plants, including butterfly weeds, coneflowers and sedges, plus the possibility of frog, duck and salamander sightings in a public constructed wetland at Sharon Meadows Park, 5400 Foster Ave.
* "Guerrilla gardening" with perennials, bulbs and shrubs on a steeply sloping former vacant lot, designed and maintained by neighbors into a public garden at Clinton Heights Avenue and Walhalla Road.
* A community garden sponsored by the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center at the east end of Midgard Road abutting the railroad tracks.