Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour

Join the Hennepin County Master Gardeners for our 5th annual Learning Garden Tour!

Saturday July 14, 2012, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

See beautiful gardens and get great growing tips

Visit eleven beautiful gardens designed and maintained by Hennepin County Master Gardeners, offering great inspiration along with the latest gardening styles and techniques, all located along a convenient route. From adorable cottage to grand estate there’s inspiration and information for everyone on a variety of topics. Here’s just a sampling:

  • Seed Trial Gardens
  • Low-Mow to No-Mow Lawns
  • Vegetable Growing Strategies
  • Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels
  • Shoreline Restoration
  • Landscaping with Native Plants
  • Creating Outdoor Rooms
  • Benefits of Living Mulch

Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer all gardening questions. On-site demonstrations provide an educational dimension, for both beginning and advanced gardeners, not found on other garden tours. The popular Garden Shed Boutique will feature garden related crafts, gardening books and other items.

How to get tickets:

Preorderd tickets are $15.00 per person prior to the event, $20 the day of the tour. Presale tickets can be obtained by contacting Terry Straub, our program coordinator at 612-596-2130 or via PayPal.

Admission includes entry to all eleven gardens, brochure with garden descriptions, locations and driving instructions, on-site demonstrations, and free handouts on selected yard and garden topics. The tour will go on rain or shine. All proceeds benefit the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Program in Hennepin County.

 

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