Learning Garden Tour

Thank you to Everyone that Supported our

2014 Learning Garden Tour

Saturday, July 12, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Northeast, Southeast, and Longfellow neighborhoods of Minneapolis

Our annual tour features beautiful gardens, inspiration and the opportunity to learn how these garden were created.

The Learning Garden Tour is a self-guided tour of 8 gardens in Northeast, Southeast, and the Longfellow neighborhoods of Minneapolis.  The gardens are designed and maintained by University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners in Hennepin County.  Proceeds benefit Hennepin County Master Gardener community programs

2014 Learning Garden Tour

One of the many gardens on the 2014 Hennepin County Master Gardeners Learning Garden Tour

Garden Themes and Education Stations
  • A. EDIBLES & URBAN CHICKENS – Education Station: Growing Hops/Beer Making
  • B. GARDEN RENOVATION – Education Station: Raingardens
  • C. TOUCHES OF ENGLAND AND JAPAN – Education Station: Shade Gardening; Garden Shed
  • D. URBAN OASIS – Education Stations: Composting and Edibles
  • E. A PEACEFUL REFUGE – Education Station: Raptors
  • F. COMMUNITY GARDENS – Education Station: Introduction to Growing Vegetables
  • G. EDIBLES, FAIRY GARDENS AND MORE – Education Stations: Container Gardening, Container Fairy Gardening
  • H. BOUNTIFUL PERENNIALS & RAINGARDEN – Education Station: Pollinators/Perennials

Visit the Minnesota State Horticultural Society table at Garden D.

The Garden Shed will feature hand crafted items for sale, including the gazing balls and wind chimes pictured here.

gazing balls

wind chimewind chimes

Our 2014 Learning Garden Tour Sponsors

Bachman’s
6010 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN    55419
612-861-7600
www.bachmans.com
Bartlett Tree Experts
2724 Fernbrook Lane North
Plymouth, MN  55447
763-575-7056
www.bartlett.com
Friends of Birch Island Woods
Eden Prairie/Minnetonka
Vicky Miller – president 952-934-5656
www.fbiw.org
Mother Earth Gardens
3738 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406
2318 NE Lowry Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55418
612-724-2296

www.motherearthgarden.com

Kelly and Kelly Nursery and Greenhouse
3225 South Watertown Road
Long Lake, MN  55356
952-473-7337
www.kellyandkellynursery.com
Magers and Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN    55408
612-822-4611
www.magersandquinn.com
Minnehaha Falls Nursery and Landscape
4161 Minnehaha Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55406
612-724-5455
http://minnehahafallslandscape.com/
Tangletown Gardens
5353 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN    55419
612-822-4769
www.tangletowngardens.com
The Mulch Store
Empire township/Burnsville/Minnetrista/Shakopee
952-946-6999

www.mulchstoremn.com

Wagners
6024 Penn Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN    55419
612-922-6901
www.wagnergreenhouses.com
Wimmer’s Yardware
3545 W 44th Street
Minneapolis, MN    55410
612-922-3295

 

Photos from the 2013 HCMG Garden Tour:

Miss our tour or want to see gardens you missed? Just click on the link below to see more photos from our 2013 Tour!

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