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July 21, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour sites in Ramsey, Andover & Anoka. See maps for site details at:
Ramsey, MN 55303
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Pollinator Garden Tour

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Come & Learn About the Earth’s Pollinators & Tour Beautiful Gardens! Are you interested in seeing living examples of pollinator friendly gardens/landscapes? Property owners in both Ramsey and Andover have agreed to participate in a Pollinator Garden Tour to provide interested individuals an opportunity to see first-hand their landscape creations. The property owner and/or a Master Gardener will be on site during the self-guided tour to answer questions about the landscape.

Tour Sites:

15921 Dakota St. NW, Andover 55304: Dan & Julia Noraker
Learn about elegant edible landscaping and which edibles are fantastic pollinators!

17617 Aztec St. NW, Andover 55304: Darlene & Mike Snelson
View three separate water features, with over 20 gardens providing seasonal colors and providing bees and butterflies a continuous smorgasbord of flowers to choose from.

15790 Juniper Ridge Drive NW, Ramsey 55303: Daryle Hamlin
This amazing site is full of beautiful shade gardens, walking paths, several water features, and hundreds of plants and grasses. The property has a wide swath of   native wild flowers to encourage native pollinators and butterflies.

17836 Sodium St., NW Ramsey 55303: Rod and Beth Kuehn
This yard has been officially labeled a “managed prairie” by Ramsey. Learn how Rod and Beth started with absolute sterile soil and turned it into a beautiful native prairie. 

6356 Riverdale Drive NW, Ramsey 55303: John & Shaaron Freeburg
See varieties of butterflies, beautiful spiders, and other amazing insects creating a small ecosystem full of life.

241 McCann Ave, Anoka 55303: Kathy Johnson
This site is a Registered Monarch Waystation. You will find an abundance of flowering herbs for the native bees and 7+ types of milkweed and other host plants for butterflies.