Mark your Discovery Calendar for the 30th Annual Secret Garden Visit to Discover the Discovery Center. Garden tour will take place June 4 from 10 am – 4 pm and June 5 from 1 pm – 4 p.m.
The tour includes five spectacular and varied gardens, giving guests of all ages the opportunity to wander around the nearby gardens. Revenue uses the Discovery Center.
Saturday, June 4 | 10 am – 4 p.m.
Sunday, June 5 | 1pm – 4 p.m.
Tickets: $ 10 / person
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Secret Garden Descriptions
Rutherford Master Gardener Community Garden, Len-Agri Park – 315 John Rice Bolevard, Murphyrisborro, TN
The display parks on the Lane Agri Center grounds are expected to be partnered by Rutherford County Master Gardeners, the UT / TSU Ag Extension Volunteer Association and an annual Secret Garden Visit to Discovery Center. And as the name implies, these gardens are a public display of different gardening practices. The exhibition parks include a number of gardens, including butterfly gardens, compost bins, orchards, mushroom beds, small fruits, perennials, rainforests and orchards. There is even a vineyard in partnership with MTSU Flat Science Department. Many of the plants are posted separately, and there are also interpretive and educational symbols. Although this garden is open to the public on a daily basis, during a secret garden visit, the master gardeners’ representatives will be ready to talk to visitors about gardening, plants and garden practices. It may be a good idea to bring a pen and paper to make a note while wandering around the exhibition yard.
Janice and Reggae Reeves – 2204 Aldar Run, Murfrisboro, TN
Over the course of 10 years, the main gardener, Regie Reeves, and his wife, Janice, once transformed a lawn into a beautiful tree.
Reeves emphasizes indigenous trees, shrubs, and flowers for use by bees, birds, and butterflies. You will find Hazel, Shoal Creek, clean beeswax, spice shrubs and persimmon for Swallowel butterflies, and Red Bacon for Hummingbird.
Indigenous flowers such as beeswax, coreopsis and coneflower are also spread out on the bed to provide pollen and seeds. Coralberry and American beautyberry shrubs produce berry-loving berries. Reggae is involved in plant extraction to find many unique plants in the garden.
The revivals produce organic vegetables that grow on high beds. There is a small greenhouse and orchard with berries and grapes.
The large field behind the house depicts wildflowers loved by bees, birds, and butterflies. Reggie cuts down the sidewalk to Little Creek Beach, so bring your hiking boots and enjoy the walk.
Mardi and Earl Hall – 2120 London Doctor, Murfrisboro, TN
The magnificent Mardi and Arl Hall gardens in Riverbend will be on tour this year and should not be missed. The couple welcomed guests to the Stones River with beautiful foliage, waterfalls and picturesque gardens.
Catherine and Richard Spray – 2414 Spaulding Circle, Murfreesboro, TN
Get ready for an unusual, environmentally friendly and organic gardening experience for Catherine and Richard Spray!
Visit Blueberry, Blackberry, Strawberry and Strawberry Plasters. Admire their fig trees and grow beds of different sizes and shapes: spinach, cabbage, onion, garlic, coriander, asparagus, pepper, tomato, oregano and pollen. Learn about the materials used to improve their gardening.
Learn uninterrupted “natural environments” as you try to nurture Indigenous people. Their sprawling courtyard has been renamed the “Tree Temple” by the Tennessee City Forest Council.
Check out the rainwater harvesting system with 5 rain barrels and plenty of storage. You will also find fertilizer options in and around the garden. They wandered in the bright sun in Catherine’s “Tree Stamp Park”, “Pillar Garden” and Richard’s “Pine Garden.” Learn about “weeds” (Philadelphia Flavane, Lirelif Wise, Earth-Ivy, Wild Geranium, henbit) growing in canals, lawns and flower gardens.
Check out our collection of electric garden tools. Do not use a gas appliance.
Take a walk in the wildflowers on your way to see the books in the Little Free Library. Then try your luck at a golf course in the trees and gardens. Birds, scorpions, and rabbits find this to be a great place to visit.
Visit https://rutherfordsource.com/local-living/ for more local events such as the 30th Annual Mystery Garden Tour