Reminder: Landscape Revival Native Plant Expo & Market is Saturday, June 4th!
9 am - 3 pm
Community Pavilion at the Roseville Cub Foods
1201 Larpenteur Ave W
Roseville, MN 55113
Thanks to members who donated plants for our annual Wild Ones native plant sale on May 22nd!
Hometown Habitat -
Stories of Bringing Nature Home
Monday, June 13, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
12800 Gerard Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Join us for a free screening of Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, a 90-minute environmental education documentary by Catherine Zimmerman and featuring Douglas Tallamy. The film focuses on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems.
This event is brought to you by Wild Ones Twin Cities, Wild Ones Prairie Edge, and Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.
Space is limited, so please pre-register here. Thank you.
Get Ready for...
Wild Ones Twin Cities Summer Tours:
Saturday, June 11 | Southwest Area Garden Tours
Tour 1 : Jeremy & Amy Mayberg’s Garden
10 am to 11:30 | 4501 Lakeview Dr, Edina MN
Architect-designed as a series of circles, the well-established back
yard is 85% native and provides amazing displays in the home’s
natural landscape. Each year is recorded in a unique calendar.
Tour 2 : Meleah Maynard’s Garden
12 Noon to 1:00 pm | 4453 Washburn Ave S, Minneapolis MN
This beautiful organic garden of a long-time Master Gardener is
half natives. Meleah co-wrote Decoding Gardening Advice with
Jeff Gillman, and blogs at www.everydaygardener.com.
Wednesday, June 15
Douglas Owens-Pike's of EnergyScapes Private Residence
6 pm to 8:00 pm | 3849 Pillsbury Ave S, Minneapolis MN
Come learn about natives in the shade and those wonderful sedges!
Professional designer committed to nurturing native landscapes.
Saturday, June 25 | South Minneapolis Garden Tours
Tour 1 : Vicki Bonk, Grow Monarch Habitat Coach’s Garden
10:00 am to 11:00 am | 5629 45th Ave, Minneapolis MN
A Monarch Waystation in this National Wildlife Federation-certified
Back Yard Habitat! New: the Mandala Mirror sculpture by Richard,
featured at the MN Arboretum and at Silverwood.
Tour 2 : Local Roots Landscapers Client Garden
11:15 am to 12:15 pm | 3660 44th Ave S, Minneapolis MN
Imagine a very shady yard, subject to soil erosion, transformed into
areas of woodland and savanna, with rain gardens and over 500
natives among clusters of Montana boulders and rock cairns.
Tour 3 : Nokomis East Gateway Garden Project
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm | East 50th St & Hiawatha Ave
In 2010, land from the LRT was planted with natives, indigenous to
this very region, including a Burl Oak to represent the Oak Savanna
found here centuries ago. Gateway Gardens provides important host,
nectar and habitat plants for Monarchs and a wide variety of
two-legged, four-legged and winged guests!
Wednesday, July 6
Tour of Patty's Garden at Energy Savers Insulation
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | 5158 Bloomington Ave S, Minneapolis
Over 15 years the business owners have planted a variety of
natives to transform the adjoining corner lot into a haven for bees,
birds and other wildlife.
About the Tours
Our yard tours are casual. Just join us at the allotted time, enjoy the
yard, then move on to the next. You plan your transportation. Take a risk,
reach out and bring a person with you. Hope you enjoy the tours.
And here's a preview of Fall 2016 Wild Ones Twin Cities meetings:
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
A Walk through the Trespasser's Garden
Join us for an evening with award winning artist Emily Gray Koehler, who will share her work on The Trespasser's Garden, exploring the history and consequences of natural landscapes compromised by introduced invasive plants and animals!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty to Your Garden
Learn from author Lynn Steiner, whose latest book shows how to transform your yard into a beautiful landscape using native plants!
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Annual Board Meeting and Potluck
Where the Wild Ones Have Gone: A Potluck Travelogue
Come tour spectacular native landscapes from the Midwest to Hawaii with Wild Ones members who will share beautiful photographs and experiences from their recent travels!
And if you, too, have visited somewhere of interest in terms of native plants or landscapes, please consider participating! To contribute your stories and images, please contact program co-chair Holley Wlodarczyk.
All meetings are free and open to the public.
Social 6:30-7:00 pm, Program 7:00-8:45 pm
Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Drive, Richfield, MN