Tag: Garden Bloggers Fling
Readers of this blog may know that for the past four years Judy and I have attended the annual Garden Bloggers Fling. We’re especially looking forward to this year’s Fling, which will be held June 23rd-25th in the DC region. If you… Read More
So of all the gardens we saw in the Minneapolis area, this one was absolutely my favorite. It is nestled among the fields and woods of rural northwest Wisconsin, about 40 minutes from the Twin Cities. Here plants and sculpture are combined… Read More
You know that book, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe? How the child heroes open the door of the wardrobe and find an entire world inside? The garden of Lee and Jerry Shannon is kind of like that. From the street,… Read More
The Midtown Greenway is a 5 mile biking and walking trail in south Minneapolis. It first opened about 15 years ago, converted from an old railroad corridor. Not too long after, the patrons of Vera’s Cafe decided to turn a nearby patch… Read More
Summit Avenue is one of the most historic streets in St. Paul, Minnesota.
So another Minneapolis-area spot that we discovered thanks to the Garden Bloggers Fling is the Noerenberg Memorial Garden.
As an obsessed gardener, I can sense right away when I am visiting a garden belonging to fellow fanatics. Dianne and Dan Latham’s garden gave me that feeling right away during the visit that took place as part of the Minneapolis Garden… Read More
Rhonda Fleming Hayes is the author of Pollinator Friendly Gardening, and we were able to visit her Minneapolis garden on the first morning of the fling.
Another place we visited during the Minneapolis Fling was the Lyndale Park Gardens. This is a Minneapolis public park with multiple gardens that collectively include quite a few diversions for people who love plants.
So I think the time has come to start posting about the Minneapolis Garden Bloggers Fling, which happened back in July. Let’s start with our visit to the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden.