Whether you choose to use them as a delicious garnish or as a springtime window decoration, your at-home herbs and green thumb will surely grow after this course dedicated to the practice of growing, harvesting and storing herbs. Register online. Ages 18 and up. $19. minnetonkacommunityed.org Read more about Growing, Harvesting and Enjoying Herbs
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Fall in love with your home again through monthly brainstorming sessions with New Spaces. Join New Spaces Design-Build and Bjorn Feudenthal Qualified Builder & Remodeler every 2nd Tuesday of the month for a Zoom consultation. If you're interested in exploring potential changes, send photos/house plans and videos of the areas the Monday prior to the event.
Participants will discuss wish-list and master plans for your home; explore possibilities; identify the scope options and investment ranges; and garner helpful tips for the next steps. Read more about Fall in Love With Your Home Again
Stock up on local produce and handmade goods at this lovely summer farmers market, located right outside of White Bear Lake. There will be 14 vendors selling a variety of their finest goods. Located on the upper terrace of the 7 Vines Vineyard, you can enjoy the beautiful summer scenery while you shop. 651.478.6300 Read more about Summer Farmers Market at the Vineyard
Browse through over a hundred vendors all under one roof at this year’s Home + Garden show. Check out the featured gardens designed by seven of Minnesota’s top landscapers and shop the Garden + Outdoor Market. Ask the experts and compare the latest in styles and techniques. All ages. 952.933.3850 Read more about Minneapolis Home + Garden Show
When the cold and the snow get to be too much, head to Como Zoo Conservatory. Experience a living bouquet of brilliant, jewel-toned blossoms from Jan 18–March 31 to remind yourself that while spring is just around the corner, things can bloom even in the most unlikely of seasons. All ages. 651.487.8201 Read more about Winter Flower Show
Join us for an exciting Boathouse Tour and Sunday Brunch with Paradise Charter Cruises, July 21st, 11am-1pm, Port of Excelsior, MN. The authors of the award-winning book Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka will be your guides to 25 of Minnetonka's most charming lakeside structures.
Your brunch includes French toast bake, scrambled eggs with condiment toppings, ham, turkey sausage links, O'Brien potatoes, fresh fruit, assorted Danish, muffins, cinnamon rolls, assorted breads, and a Cash bar. Read more about Sunday Brunch Boathouse Tour with Paradise Charter Cruises
This annual self-guided event features a community garden and unique home gardens spanning from Edina to Minnetonka that are tended by Master Gardener volunteers. Explore the natural beauty, learn from demonstrations, enjoy fresh eats from food truck stops along the way and visit the Garden Shed for useful gardening tools and accessories as all proceeds from this tour support the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Volunteer community programs. Read more about Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour
Experience the beauty of the outdoors in the comfort of an indoor garden that is equipped with natural works of art and fine crafts inspired and designed for use. Through sculptures, ceramics, glass, fiber, landscape painting, photography, botanicals and more, visitors will experience the enchanting of Mother Nature. Read more about Art of the Garden
The natural world has always inspired art. The Minnetonka Center for the Arts will exhibit works for the garden or inspired by gardens, from sculpture to paintings. Purchase a new garden piece or be inspired by these homages to nature. Read more about Art of the Garden