2016 Extension Master Gardener Program
Learning Garden Tour
Join us for the annual Extension Master Gardener Program – Hennepin County Learning Garden Tour on Saturday July 9 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This self-guided 2016 tour features the gardens of six Extension Master Gardener volunteers who live in the west and northwest suburbs. Ticket information, map, and plant lists are below.
Each garden is unique, offering a wide variety of design styles and plants for sun and shade. Come and get ideas for fun water features, interesting boulevard- and side-yard gardens, elevated garden beds, vegetable gardens and much more. Shop the Garden Shed for garden-themed art, books and whimsical outdoor decorations. And don’t miss the visiting raptors, courtesy of the Raptor Center.
Master Gardeners will be on hand at each location to answer questions, and each site will include a how-to demonstration. With eco-friendliness in mind, we won’t be handing out printed plant lists this year. Instead, we will have a few laminated lists on site for reference.
Tickets get you into all of the gardens and include a booklet with directions, maps and lists of top-ten plants for each garden. Tickets can be purchased at the gardens for $20. If you purchased your tickets online, come to any garden on the list with your receipt and you’ll receive a brochure that will include the list of gardens, garden descriptions and maps. Quantity discounts are available—10 tickets/ş$125 and 20 tickets/$250. Children under 12 get in free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Map, Plant Lists and Reference Guide:
- Plant List – Garden A
- Plant List – Garden B
- Plant List – Garden C
- Plant List – Garden D
- Plant List – Garden E
- Plant List – Garden F
- Reference Guide
- Portable PVC Light Stand
- Elevated Bed Assembly Instructions
- Square Foot Gardening Plants and Grid
- Compost bin instructions
Thank you to all our generous advertisers for helping to make the 2016 Learning Tour a success.
- Bartlett Tree Experts – www.bartlett.com
- Wagners – www.wagnergreenhouses.com
- Kelley and Kelley – http://www.kelleyandkelleynursery.com/
- True Nature Design – http://truenaturedesignonline.com
- Midwest Hydroponics – www.midwesthydroponics.com
- Natural Shore Technologies – www.naturalshore.com
- Glacial Ridge Growers – www.glacialridgegrowers.com
- Prairie Restorations – www.prairieresto.com
- Friends of Birch Island Woods – www.fbiw.org
- Mother Earth Gardens – www.motherearthgarden.com
- Dundee Garden Center, Landscape & Floral – www.dundeenursery.com
- Cowsmo – www.cowsmocompost.com