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MWGS Water Garden at MN State Fair August 24 – September 4

In 2000, the MWGS created a water garden at the Minnesota State Fair as a part of the Adopt a Garden Program.  Ken Ellis and Lee Strong are looking for volunteers to help prepare the garden and serve as monitors during the fair.  Members can sign up at the June 11th meeting.  More…


June 11th Meeting

2:00 to 4:00 pm
“Neighborhood Birds” by Clay Christensen
Clay Christensen author of the book “The Birdman of Lauderdale” will share photos and audio tracks of common birds we see in our backyards.

Location to be announced


2017 MWGS Water Garden Tour

July 29 & 30,  9 am – 5 pm

Please join us and visit 11 beautiful water gardens.  You will see ponds of all sizes, water falls, streams and the surrounding gardens and grounds. The tour is co-sponsored by the Pond Co.  Ticket prices $15 for advanced sales, $20 day of the tours and $5 for a single site.

Upcoming Events

June 3rd Pond Party

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Neighborhood Birds

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MWGS Water Garden Tour

July 29 @ 9:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm

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