Posts Categorized: Yard Tours

Wild Ones Yard Tour – Wednesday, August 23 on Congdon Blvd

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Join fellow members for a Wild Ones Yard Tour of Ken and Nan Greshowak’s two acre forest setting gardens on Lake Superior, which includes:  Organic gardens and rain garden with native plants, shrubs, and trees Fruits (blueberries, grapes, honeyberries, raspberries, red and black currants, and cranberries) Deep bed vegetables that grow in their moist, cool… Read more »

Wild Ones Yard Tour – Wednesday, July 26 near UMD

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Join fellow members for a Wild Ones Yard Tour at the home of Cindy and Jim French. Stop by to see their fruit trees, new greenhouse, vegetable and native flower gardens, and terraced rain gardens!   Date: Wednesday, July 26 Time: 6:30-8 pm Location: 111 W. Kent Road (near UMD) Rain Date: Friday, July 28… Read more »

Wednesday Evening Yard Tour – Cathy & Kirby Wood

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Join Wild Ones members and friends for a yard tour! Cathy & Kirby Wood moved to this property in 2006; remodeled, restored and landscaped much of the area with native plants. Explore rain & rock gardens, berms, terrace, grape arbor, woodland trail, raised veg. beds, fruit trees & bushes. Refreshments provided. Comments/suggestions to improve their… Read more »

Exploring Sue French’s Cloquet River Property

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  Twelve people came to explore the trail along the Cloquet River on Sue French’s land (three new people joined the tour). Martha Minchak briefly explained how to use the DNR field guide, distributing checklists to classify forest areas and identify plants as we walked. This rural setting provided an abundance of woodland plants in… Read more »

Aug 20 Cloquet River Yard Tour With DNR Guide

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Join us for an evening of exploring with members of Wild Ones, strolling through a Cloquet River property with a DNR guide WHEN: Wed. August 20 at 6:30 – 7:45 pm WHERE: Sue French’s property (7807 Industrial Road, Saginaw) Carpool available – leaving the Rose Garden parking lot at 5:30pm Driving time is 40-45 minutes… Read more »

June Yard Tour

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The yard tour at John Pastor‘s last¬†week was a great success:¬† perfect weather with 24 people attending. John explained the front rain/fruit gardens and the backyard veggie gardens. He discussed plans for the new prairie side yard overlooking Chester Creek. Mary offered delicious bars and coffee on the porch, then gave a tour of the… Read more »