Saturday, August 15, 2015
Wild Ones Native Plant Garden Tours
South Minneapolis | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tour 1 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Keith Engel's Gardens
4346 Garfield Ave S
Boulevard is mixed native and non-native pollinator-attracting plants. Backyard shady area with shade natives, and side garden with milkweed.
Tour 2 | 10:30 am to 11:00 am
Kris Martinka's Gardens
4310 Garfield Ave S
Front yard was planted in 2014 with native prairie plants. Boulevard has established natives. Remainder of lot has smaller native areas.
Tour 3 | 11:30 am to Noon
Clara Barton Open School
4237 Colfax Ave S
With the help of a significant Seeds for Education Grant from Wild Ones, students and parents designed and planted the garden in Spring of 2015 as a learning area and for pollinator support. This native garden is also dedicated as a memorial for a deceased teacher.
Tour 4 | 12:10 pm to 12:30 pm
4217 Garfield Ave S
Back yard was established as a mini-prairie 10 years ago. Front yard has no grass and includes a brick walkway with a mix of native plants, edibles and an apple tree.
Tour 5 | 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Royal Grounds Coffee Shop Boulevard Garden
4161 Grand Ave S
This is an evolving native garden garden. Established a number of years ago with mainly non-native plants, it is now about 50% native.
All the above tours are free and open to the public. Tour transportation is not provided. Email Jan or Jim Coleman or call and leave a message at 612-293-3833.