NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | St. Anthony Park Neighbors Open the Garden Gates, Saturday June 25

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Summer has never seemed so short and the flowers have never smelled so sweet as they do this year, after a long, cool spring. It’s the perfect time to get out and smell the roses and appreciate the beauty of some of the most creative urban gardens in the Twin Cities.

Fifteen home gardens are featured this year, including the colorful and whimsical yard of Ken and Tina Hughes on Raymond Avenue. The St. Anthony Park Garden Tour will take place this Saturday, June 25, from 10 am to 4 pm.

The tour is an annual fundraiser for the St. Anthony Park Garden Club,  Proceeds benefit programs and projects such as maintaining the garden at the St. Anthony Park Library and buckthorn removal throughout the neighborhood to protect native plants and trees.

Advance tickets: $12 adults, $4 youth (12 and under)
Day of Tour: $15 adults, $4 youth
Advance tickets may be purchased by contacting Carol @ 651-646-1794 or email at: cupham41@comcast.net.
Tickets will be for sale on the day of tour at St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Avenue in St. Paul.

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