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MN Landscape Arboretum [Video]

Have you been to the MN Landscape Arboretum?  This informational video made by the arboretum walks you through the many different areas and gardens available for you to explore.  They offer annual and perennial gardens, Japanese gardens, waterfall gardens, and many more.  The arboretum is open 363 days a year, with trails for snowshoeing and skiing in the winter.

Some MN Landscape Arboretum Facts:

  • Over 1,000 acres of landscaped gardens
  • 12.5 miles of garden paths and hiking trails
  • Is part of the Dept. of Horticultural Science at the Univsity of MN
  • Develops and evaluates plants for cold climates
  • Is a community resource for environmental information

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Rustic Garden Accents

I love going on garden tours where diligent gardeners keep their backyards orderly and neatly trimmed.  My gardens, however, tend to be more casual.  And, I must admit, a lot less order – and a few more weeds.  We all have our styles and reasons for gardening.

Wilkommen rustic garden sign imagephoto source: irenes-garten

Whatever flavor your backyard landscape resembles, every garden can use some embellishment.  Garden Art and Rustic Garden Accents give your backyard character, and make it feel welcoming when you sit back after a day of work.

I found this photo of a rustic garden accent fence on my favorite junking site – Junk Market Style.

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