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Big Back Yard

Plant Guide

Prairie Maze plantDo you garden at home? Our Big Back Yard is like three gardens in one! A south-facing slope showcases native Minnesota prairie plants that tolerate heat and drought. Along the fences, you'll find rainwater gardens planted with native and non-native species that tolerate wet soils. And in between, you'll find plants chosen to show an attractive landscape can allow you the pleasant surprise of finding a raspberry or plum. Looking for a plant for your garden? Saw something you liked on your last visit? Find out more information on all our plants here!