Best getaway for gardeners - St. Cloud - 2014 Best of MN

  • Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:35 AM

Clemens and Munsinger gardens in St. Cloud.

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Look for inspiration at two distinct gardens spanning several city blocks across the Mississippi River from St. Cloud State University. Clemens Garden takes its inspiration from formal full-sun European gardens with fountains, hundreds of rosebushes and themed sections. Historic Munsinger Garden offers a lush shady meander with the river as its backdrop. 1-320-251-4170;

Runner-up: Donahue’s Greenhouse, Faribault

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