MMI Guild Garden Walk 2013

The Grove Garden 2013
The Grove Garden
Whispering Hollow at the Ridges
Whispering Hollow at the Ridges Garden
Ambrust Acres Garden
Ambrust Acres Garden
Diamond Head Garden
Diamond Head Garden
Grand Oaks Garden
Garden Oaks Garden

The public is invited to attend the Garden Walk on June 9th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine, hosted by the Munroe-Meyer Guild, a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities through fundraising for the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute.

The Munroe-Meyer Guild's 45th Garden Walk features five fantastic Omaha gardens that individuals can stroll through to view unique and creative displays in landscaping, plants, flowers and water features. Master gardeners will be present to answer your questions and vendors will be at Oakdale School, directly west of the garden at “Grand Oaks” and the garden in “The Grove”.

Individuals can tour the following gardens at their leisure:

  • The Grove
    618 South 184th Street

  • Whispering Hollow at the Ridges
    1532 South 189th Court

  • Armbrust Acres
    16607 Elm Street

  • Diamond Head
    2217 North 155th Street

  • Grand Oaks
    2724 South 96th Avenue Circle

Gardens Map

Sponsors

Featured Artists and Vendors

Proceeds from the event benefit the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute, whose mission is to improve the life of individuals with disabilities and their families, by providing grants for research. In the past year's grants have supported:

  • Software to analyze images of brain neurons and other cell types for research on Alzheimer’s, intellectual disabilities and autism.
  • Head caps for toddlers to young adults which will allow sensors to determine brain activity when they are walking, talking learning etc.

Ticket Information:

Advance tickets: $15 (June 6th is the deadline to purchase online tickets)
Day of event tickets: $20
(Children under 5 admitted free; no strollers are allowed in the gardens)

Advance tickets available for purchase at:

Hy-Vee Stores
Canoyer Garden Center
Mulhall's Home & Garden Showplace
Sunrise Lawn and Garden
Blue Pomegranate Gallery

For more information, call 559-5771

Garden Walk Postcard