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The Garden Door

Peninsular Agricultural Research Station, 4312 Hwy 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Winter Garden

Although the Garden Door is at its best during the usual growing season in the Door Peninsula, the... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Dorry W
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Master Gardener's Garden

This beautiful garden is built and maintained by the Master Gardeners of Door County. Each new... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
61aah
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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The Garden Door was designed and is maintained by the Door County Master Gardeners. TGD is nestled behind barns at the UW Peninsular Ag Research Station, which is located a few miles north of Sturgeon Bay on Highway 42. Enter at the south driveway and go straight back past the barns. The entry gate is on your left. TGD is the only free public garden in Door County. It is open from dawn until dusk every day. A donation box is located on the right as you exit through the gate. Enjoy the double kaliedascope, fairy garden. Meditation tunnel. Wander and enjoy the tranquility.
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Peninsular Agricultural Research Station, 4312 Hwy 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Although the Garden Door is at its best during the usual growing season in the Door Peninsula, the Garden Door offers the winter visitor a unique peak at the beauty of nature. The pond bubbles gently while unique garden art and natural shapes provide a...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This beautiful garden is built and maintained by the Master Gardeners of Door County. Each new class has their own section each spring. Beautifully set up and maintained. Complimented with mosaic benches, flower covered tunnel , childrens' garden, pond flowers, fairy garden, grasses, butterfly garden,...More

Thank 61aah
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was fall so many of the flowers were through blooming but it was still magical with surprises around every corner. Several in our group are avid gardeners and they were really excited!

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A lot of work went into putting this together it is worth a short visit as we did on our way back to Illinois.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

One of our favorite stops in Door County! Small area with lots packed in to see and plenty of photo ops. Must see!!

Thank Norma W
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Gorgeous gardens. A must stop on your way up the peninsula. Beautiful paths all through these gardens. Well worth a stop on every trip up the peninsula.

Thank Candice L
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We certainly didn't expect to see such a amazingly beautiful place. There were many different types of gardens, many different types of plants, and many unique ideas. This should be a must stop for anyone in the Door County area, and we will be sure...More

Thank Jackd2009
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a beautiful garden with flower beds, a Koi pond, water feature, covered gazebo and mozaic sitting benches. To judge this place by the entrance is not wise, since it is located at the University of WI Peninsular Agricultural Research Station. The garden is...More

Thank pjb1991
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Beautiful stop, such creativity. Went through some areas multiple times as we all enjoyed it so much. Thank you master gardeners!

Thank Terry N
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We took my mom, who loves gardening, to the Garden Door. We pulled into the parking lot and she responded, we don't need to stop... I highly recommend the West of the Lake Gardens in Manitowoc. A small colorful garden with a beautiful lake view....More

Thank mantheyt
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Liz M
28 May 2017|
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Response from Michael V |
Hi Liz: Thanks for your inquiry. The Garden Door is open from dawn to dusk throughout the garden season.
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