The tulips were stunning while they lasted, and the annuals are being planted this week. On June 11, we'll offer free (with Arb admission) rose pruning and demos: Pruning Espalier, 9 a.m. to noon in the Home Demo Garden. Come see for yourself what's growing in our garden!
Meanwhile, get a few tips on tending your own garden this month, courtesy of Pete Moe, director of operations at the Arboretum: http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/junegardeningtips.aspx
We can't imagine anyone ever growing tired of exploring the beauty of the gardens. But perhaps it's time to try a new way to see the sights at the Arb:
--Hike the Bog Walk along Green Heron Trail. Recently renovated and re-opened for service, it's a glorious way to see some new sights. http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/bogwalk.aspx
--Take a tram tour aboard the Trumpet Creeper Tram. A narrated tour of the 1,100+ acres of gardens and woodlands. Monday through Wednesday, and Friday through Sunday at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Thursday tram tour times are noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m., and at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for sale at the Oswald Visitor Center.
--Go on a "Walk for the Curious." Coming up: Saturdays, June 4 and 11. Register: http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/walksandfitness.aspx
--Get a free Arboretum Highlights tour: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, and Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m., departing from the Oswald Visitor Center.
--It's almost here! Make reservations for Gala in the Gardens, our spectacular annual gala fundraising event, set for Wednesday, June 15, 6 to 9 p.m. www.arboretum.umn.edu/gala.aspx
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