Homes and gardens around the state will be on tour during Virginia’s Historic Garden Week, now in its 76th year. For a schedule of tours go to Virginia Garden Week’s website. In our area, the Fairfax Garden Club is hosting a tour of homes and gardens in McLean on Tuesday April 21st. For details, visit the Fairfax Club’s website. On Saturday, April 17th, the Alexandria Garden Club will have many historic homes and gardens available to tour, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. For more information go to the Alexandria club’s website.