This annual self-guided event features a community garden and unique home gardens spanning from Edina to Minnetonka that are tended by Master Gardener volunteers. Explore the natural beauty, learn from demonstrations, enjoy fresh eats from food truck stops along the way and visit the Garden Shed for useful gardening tools and accessories as all proceeds from this tour support the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Volunteer community programs.
Home & Garden
Experience the beauty of the outdoors in the comfort of an indoor garden that is equipped with natural works of art and fine crafts inspired and designed for use. Through sculptures, ceramics, glass, fiber, landscape painting, photography, botanicals and more, visitors will experience the enchanting of Mother Nature.
The natural world has always inspired art. The Minnetonka Center for the Arts will exhibit works for the garden or inspired by gardens, from sculpture to paintings. Purchase a new garden piece or be inspired by these homages to nature.
Immerse yourself into the world of yoga in the heart of the Chinese Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Both morning and late afternoon sessions are offered to calm your every sense, accompanied by a nourishing and delicious breakfast and lunch.
Enjoy a picnic lunch from Wise Acre Eatery at our Tangletown Gardens Farm, 11407 County Rd 9, Plato, MN (just 40 miles west of Minneapolis). Our farm is where 95% of the food served at Wise Acre Eatery comes from and 75% of the plants offered at Tangletown Gardens are grown.
Farm guests (especially ages 3 – 10) can become farm-hands in our interactive Little Farm Hand Tour. Kids will feed the baby chickens, feed the koi fish in our aquaponics system, meet our Scottish Highland cows, see our Heritage Hogs, pasture raised Turkeys, Ducks, and Chickens.
Start your gardening with the biggest plant sale around. For three days in the State Fair Grandstand, find over 2,400 varieties of plants, including 370 new offerings. Looking for a deal? All plants are 1/3 off on the last day. All Ages.
Load up and learn up for this summer’s grilling season at Kitchen Window. Catch classes, sales and tastings going on all weekend. Come in and try a new grill before you buy it and get a free class and gift card with purchase!
Home improvement enthusiasts and patrons alike can explore nearly 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information on turning a dream home into a reality. Get inspiration and receive helpful tips from builders, remodelers, landscapers, architects and more. All ages.
Enjoy this seasonal floral show that is as artful as it is fragrant. This emerging taste of spring will blossom with bright, multicolored tulips and lilies.
Free for all ages. 10 a.m.
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul