Welcome to our 2021 Windom Neighborhood
Turf to Alternative Garden Tour
(Free Self-Guided Tour)
Sponsored by the Windom Community Council and Mayflower Church
The 2021 Tour has concluded!
Thank you to our 21 participating gardens and our community partners!
We look forward to your involvement next year!!!
List of Participating Gardens
Download the list in PDF here
Access the locations Online via Google Maps here
2021 SPECIAL FEATURE: Gardening Experts at Various Sites
AVAILABLE AT TWO LOCATIONS: 106 E Diamond Lake Rd. & 5840 Pleasant Avenue
Hennepin County Master Gardeners are committed to providing the highest quality, research-based horticultural information and educational activities that enhance our community's environment and quality of life. They can answer questions and provide resource materials.
WILD ONES Representative
(website: Wild Ones Twin Cities Minnesota)
AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION: 5404 Wentworth Avenue
A Wild Ones Twin Cities board member will be available to answer questions about native plants and provide resource materials. The mission of the nonprofit Wild Ones TC is educating the public about the benefits of preserving and restoring biodiversity of our native plant communities, beginning in our own yards and gardens.
(website: Minnesota Master Naturalist)
AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION: 5517 Pillsbury Avenue
Two naturalists will be at this garden! They can help you learn more about and practice using the iNaturalist app - a great tool for identifying plants, trees, insects, etc. They will also be safely catching (and later releasing) bumble bees to see how many species can be identified.
METRO BLOOMS Representative
AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION: 5740 Blaisdell Avenue
Jennifer Moeller, Landscape Designer for Metro Blooms, will provide information on rain gardens, boulevard bioswales, native plants, and information on the Windom Community Council's Nature Friendly Windom rain garden/bioswales program for interested Windom residents.
Metro Blooms is a nonprofit organization that partners with communities to create resilient landscapes and foster clean water sheds, embracing the values of equity and inclusion to solve environmental challenges.