Featuring seven spectacular gardens designed, created, and maintained by Master Gardener volunteers who live in Washington County; tour will be held rain or shine.
This tour features seven spectacular gardens in the Lake Elmo and Stillwater area! This event features extensive gardens designed, created, and maintained by Master Gardener volunteers who live in Washington County, as well as the RCS Giving Garden which supports Valley Outreach, and the Fairest Garden – a demonstration garden – at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and share resources on many topics including:
The tour is held rain or shine.
This self-guided tour includes a tour booklet; food trucks; Garden Gifts Market featuring hand-made garden crafts, along with recommended gardening books for purchase.
The majority of the gardens are handicapped accessible. All proceeds help support the University of Minnesota Master Gardener Program – Washington County community programs.
Admission includes: entry to all seven gardens, tour booklet with garden descriptions, locations with driving instructions and on-site demonstrations.
Advance reservations are $15, children under 12 get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. RSVP online at the Minnesota Arboretum website, your reservation order receipt is your “admission ticket.”
If you prefer, you may call the Arboretum to give them your credit card number over the phone instead of registering on line: 612-301-1210.
Tickets will be sold on the day of the event for $20, children under 12 get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets may be purchased at Garden No. 1, 10010 Tapestry Road, Lake Elmo, with cash or credit card. Tickets may be purchased with cash at Garden No. 7, 12685 53rd Street North. Stillwater, or at the Fairest Gardens at the Washington County Fairgrounds.