Opportunities to view gorgeous gardens abound this month, with several tours in the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area.
Some of the garden walks that previously were held in July have been moved to June, which seems particularly fitting this season, with many gardens already sporting the lushness of July.
Let’s hope for beautiful weather to match all of these upcoming tours:
– The Farmacy Yard Tour with Backyard Abundance
Saturday, June 13, 2015
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
108 Pearl Street, Iowa City
Katy Klinefelter and Stephen Smith are pharmacists who are passionate about growing food and medicine. Learn how they are elegantly transforming their large landscape—aptly named “The Farmacy”—in ways that benefit them and the planet. The tour is free and open to everyone. Drop in anytime between 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
Find more information at: Backyard Abundance
– A Day at Draco Hill for SILT
Sustainable Iowa Land Trust board members Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger are hosting a bash at their place on the Cedar River in Cedar County from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, June 14 to support SILT. The day includes a walking tour, potluck and house concert by Paul Doffing.
Find directions and more information at: A Day At Draco Hill
– Project GREEN Garden Tour 2015
Saturday, June 20, 3 to 8 pm
$5.00 admission, 16 and under free
At least five lovely gardens will be featured this summer during the annual GREEN Garden Tour in Iowa City. Again this year, the tour will switch from the traditional Sunday to Saturday, and will run from 3-8 p.m., in late afternoon and evening.
Find more at: Project GREEN
– 2015 Linn County Master Gardener Walk
Saturday, June 27, 2015
(Rain date: June 28 Noon – 4:00pm)
Admission: $5 per Adult; $10 per Family
Start at any of the 6 gardens
Explore six diverse urban Linn County Master Gardener properties in Marion and Cedar Rapids. You will be inspired by demonstrations for perennials, annuals, container arrangement, raised beds, ornamental grasses, garden art and more. Master Gardeners will be at all of the gardens to answer your horticulture-related questions.
More information at: Linn County Garden Walk