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Mon, Jun 19


Lakeville South Cub Car Pool Location

June 19th Evening Tour of Joy S's Gardens and the Lavender Barnyard - Carpool Event

Join us for a delightful evening touring Joy's beautiful Lakeville gardens and a tour and cutting opportunity at the Lavender Gardens in Farmington. * Registration is LIMITED to 40 and is REQUIRED to attend. Guests may attend if the tour is not filled; see specific details below.

June 19th Evening Tour of Joy S's Gardens and the Lavender Barnyard - Carpool Event

Time & Location

Jun 19, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Lakeville South Cub Car Pool Location , 20250 Heritage Dr, Lakeville, MN 55044, USA


About the Event

***RSVP  is Required ONE  week prior to this event to provide an accurate count to our hosts and planners.  LAGC is covering the $10 fee at the Lavendar Barnyard. We have prepaid for 20 participants; your RSVP now will allow us  purchase a spot for everyone!

  •  An  email wll with a detailed itinetary and addresses will be sent out the Friday before the event  to anyone who has RSVP'd. 
  • PLEASE aim to carpool if possilbe as parking at both locations is limited. At 5:30, meet  in the Lakeville South Cub parking lot in the area closest to Dodd.  Plan to depart at 5:45. 

Tour 1: 6:00-7:00

We are excited that Joy S offered to share her gardens with us!  Joy has lived in Lakeville for the past 30 yeas and her gardens have grown and multiplied over the years. As their trees matured, they moved from gardening vegetables to flower gardens. In 1999, she added a beautiful waterfall. Both Joy  and her husband jointly share a love of gardening.

Tour 2:  7:30-8:30/9:00 

Marie and Marty, owners of the Lavender Barnyard started with the simple idea of trying to figure out how to earn a living from their few acres. They planted lavender, not knowing if it would survive the Minnesota winters. Not only did it survive, but they are now  harvesting  1000's of stems each year! We will begin with a tour and lesson on harvesting lavendar, followed by the opportunity to pick lavendar! Lavendar products will be available to purchase.

 **Guests can RSVP to be placed on a waitlist to attend if the tour is not filled.  Guests will be asked to pay $10 to cover the costs at the Lavender Barnyard. A member of the  Programs Committee will collect Guest fees at the beginning of the tour.

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