Horticulture Night

Thursday, July 27, 2023 4:00 -8:00 pm

Mark your calendars for our most highly anticipated event of the year—Horticulture Night! Event is scheduled for Thursday, July 27, 2023. A combination of hands-on gardening demonstrations and presentations will be available during the event.

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2023  4 pm—8 pm

Location: Horticulture Display Garden at the WCROC 

Hands-on Demonstrations: Several demonstrations will be spread out throughout the Garden, allowing participants to freely go from one station to another. There will be no set start and end time for these demonstrations. We encourage participants to ask questions at the stations that are of interest to them, while going through the various stations at their own pace. 

  • Creating a Pollinator Habitat
  • Home Garden Diseases
  • Making Paper from Plant Fibers
  • Hosta Gardening

Presentations: Prefer to take in a presentation under the comfort of a tent and bleacher seating? We'll have several horticulture talks scheduled throughout the evening, including a Keynote presentation of "Sustainable Gardening in Minnesota" by Gail Hudson, Journalist & Garden Writer. Other topics include:

  • Low Input Lawn Care
  • Woody Ornamentals
  • Tropical Treasures

Presentations made possible by the Edna Johnson Garden Education Fund.

Other Activities: Other activities include vendor booths, live music, cow milking demonstration, and WCROC farm tours. 

Food: Available for purchase on-site.