Friday, July 7, 1 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Welcome to the 16th annual Garden Walk, sponsored by the North Central Wisconsin Master Gardener’s Association, Inc. This year we will feature gardens in the Rib Mountain area, including Rib Mountain State Park.
This year’s gardens are:
The Mages-Greene family, 2603 Fern Lane
The Kitsembel family, 2811 Bittersweet
The Ray family, 3206 Kildeer Lane
The Schwartz family, 1906 Fern Lane
The Zortman family, 1103 Oriole
The wildflower gardens in Rib Mountain State Park, 4200 Park Rd.
Some unique features in this year’s gardens include:
- Out-of-growing-zone Japanese maples
- A rainbow garden of Echinaceas
- A fruit orchard with apple, pear and cherry trees
- A pergola with concord grape vines
- A dry river bed
Advance ticket will be available after June 1st at the Marathon County UW-Extension, 212 River Drive, Suite 3, Wausau. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased at any of the private gardens during the Garden Walk event. .