Sunday, May 28th



Olmsted County Extension Master Gardeners - Garden Tour
Wednesday, July 23, 2014  4:00pm - 8:30pm


Tour 6 private gardens ranging from city lots to spacious overlooks of the Zumbro River. Highlights of the tour include a roof top garden, a vertical planting of vegetables, a garden filled with roses, a large prairie planting, ponds, limestone and boulder retaining walls, plus hostas, annuals and perennials. Sample foods made from garden produce. Learn from educational displays including; landscaping for the birds, landscaping with native plants, growing roses, and how to grow a roof top garden. Master Gardeners will be on hand at each of the gardens to answer your questions.

Tickets can be purchased at the west parking lot of the Heintz Center, Rochester Community and Technical College, 1926 College View Rd SE, Rochester beginning at 4 p.m. the day of the tour. Tickets can also be purchased at Sargent's, 1811 Second St. S.W. starting July 9.

Cost: $5. Tickets are available for purchase the day of the tour at each of the gardens. For a list and description of the gardens go to www.co.olmsted.mn.us/extension. Click on Master Gardener Program then click on Events.

Take the tour on a trolley through Rochester Tour Company. For details contact 507-421-0573 or www.rochestermntours.com.

For questions about the tour contact Joyce Grier at 507-289-5662.

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