Gardens

Gardens

The Northern Plains Botanic Garden is a collection of gardens located on 6 acres of Fargo Park District land at Yunker Park at 1201 28th Ave. N., Fargo, ND 58102. The gardens show an array of plants from cool woodlands to hot, dry or even watery habitats, and showcase garden design ideas for the different habitats.

The Alphabet Garden

If you are a beginner in the horticulture field, the alphabet garden is the perfect place to begin your learning. Each of the mini-gardens are designated by a specific letter of the alphabet.

The Alerus Financial Butterfly Garden

A visit to the butterfly gardens will be alluring to both adults and children alike. The incredible scents of the blooming fauna will bring you the realization of why butterflies are attracted to this area over and over again.

The Dry Garden

This garden features Sumac and "Spring Wonder" Sargent Cherry Trees and will lead to future plans of a Japanese garden.

The Edible Forest

This will be a demonstration garden showing planting techniques and good environmental growing practices for a fruit and nut forest.

The Hummingbird Patio

While visiting our butterfly garden, take a rest nearby on the bench in the hummingbird garden and patio. It is a small quiet place to relax and watch for the incredible ruby-throated hummingbirds.

Kid's Activity Zone

A garden dedicated for kids to enjoy!

The Chrysanthemum Garden

Visit the gardens of the chrysanthemum. It is a garden that remains green throughout the spring and summer, and it blazes into bloom when most other plants have declined for the season.

The Rain Garden

The rain garden absorbs all of the run-off from the greenhouse roof to filter into the soil below.

The Sensory Garden

The Sensory Garden depicts the five senses, sight, smell, sound, taste, touch, through plants.

The Woodland Garden

Enter the soothing realm of the woodland garden and exit life's hectic pace. Take a leisurely stroll through the winding path and over the bridge spanning the dry creek bed.

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