Garden of Eatin

14855 Hwy 10
Elk River, MN 55330
United States
Butterfly & Vegetable Garden

Garden Information

Garden Components

Garden Type/Components

Plant Types: 
Native Plants
Garden Types: 
Vegetable Garden
Pollinator Garden
Container Garden
Wildlife Structures

Community Benefits

People's Gardens can benefit communities in many ways. For example, they can be used to help raise awareness, educate the public, and provide outreach on several issues such as: healthy eating and lifestyles, natural resources conservation, cultural and intergenerational connections, sustainable agriculture, or environmental education.
raise public awareness
provide outreach
improve food access/alleviate hunger
improve air quality
demonstrate water conservation
improve soil health

Sustainable Practices

What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
using native species that are naturally tolerant
using plants to attract beneficial insects
reducing or limiting the use of pesticides
rotating crops to reduce the risks of pest and disease outbreaks
using drought tolerant plants