Gardens to see on Ragbrai??

cathy3777(z5IA)April 23, 2006

Hello--

Before we know it, it will be the last week in July, and time for Iowa's annual biking extravaganza. I am again driving a support vehicle for our bike club, and want to take the opportunity to visit some wonderful Iowa gardens along the way. This year's route has us starting in Sargeant Bluff, then going through Audubon, Ida Grove, Waukee, Newton, Marengo, and Coralville, before ending in Muscatine. Do you have a garden in one of these towns or know of some that would be worth visiting? I posted a similar message to this two years ago, and heard from some great gardeners who were willing to give us a tour of their gardens. And I'd like to know of any public gardens along the way, too. Thank you Iowa gardeners! The gardens hold more appeal for me than the bikes!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lindac(Iowa Z 5/4)

Newton has a lovely Arboretum....with a nice bike path ( LOL! Just what you want!) a hosta garden, a gazebo, rose gardens and a stream in a native plant area..
If you are interested, email me and I'll give you directions.
I don't know what the route is through town nor how you will enter but it's on the east edge of town.
Linda C

    Bookmark   April 24, 2006 at 3:43PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Looking 4 Dutch White Clover Seed
I'm planning to add some clover back into the sunny...
iowa50126
What Iowa places do you buy plants
I posted this on Mid West. But like to find good places...
Baumer
Anyone from around the Sioux City or Okoboji area?
Just looking to connect with someone in my area. I...
iowajewel
Groundcover for north slope
I'm looking for groundcover options for a north slope....
uicricket
Tiny purple stemmed tomato seedlings - is there hope?
I am a first time box gardener. I started all of my...
Skigirlf9
Sponsored Products
Patio Umbrella: FiberBuilt 7.5-ft. Wind Resistant Garden Umbrella
$127.13 | Hayneedle
Garden Grove 30" High Oval Twist Wall Mirror
Lamps Plus
Twine Garden Box
$430.00 | Horchow
Metal Bike Planter Display
$9.99 | zulily
Campania International Seated Lotus Buddha Garden Statue - OR-134-AL
$144.99 | Hayneedle
Yellow Mosaic Circle Feeder
$24.99 | zulily
Safavieh Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Safavieh Rugs Courtyard Anthracite/Beige 4
$63.18 | Home Depot
Andros Small Traditional Urn Planter
$95.00 | Horchow
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™