ⓘ Munsinger Gardens and Clemens Gardens

                                     

ⓘ Munsinger Gardens and Clemens Gardens

Munsinger Gardens and Clemens Gardens are two distinct but adjacent gardens on the banks of the Mississippi River northwest of the intersection of University Drive SE and Kilian Blvd SE, and along the southernmost portion of Riverside Drive SE, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The gardens are open every day from 6:00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m., spring to fall. There is no admission fee.

Free informal with winding flower-bordered paths under tall pines, and date from 1915 when the city purchased the site of the former sawmill in the Park. The gardens themselves were built mainly in the 1930-ies in the administration of the progress of the work. Projects from this period included planting trees and flower beds, and building rock paths, Lily pond and fountain. The first greenhouse was built in 1938, was subsequently replaced. The gardens were renovated and expanded in the 1980-ies.

The Clemens gardens were mainly developed in the 1990-ies of bill and Virginia Clemens, who then handed them over to the city of St. cloud. They include six gardens in a formal European style with American plantings and fountains:

  • Rest Area Garden - clematis and rose vines, with one of the tallest outdoor fountains in Minnesota.
  • Perennial Garden - perennials hardy to Minnesota winters, with a 12-foot 3.7 m high, cast iron replica of a pre-Civil War fountain patterned after the original in Columbus, Georgia.
  • Treillage Garden - an arbor trellis 104 feet long, with central dome 24 feet 7.3 m high), with fountain under the dome, surrounded by four single-color gardens.
  • Virginia Clemens Rose Garden 1990 - 1.100 roses including floribundas, tree roses, hybrid teas, shrub roses, and grandifloras.
  • Formal Garden 1986 - flowers with fountain.
  • White Garden 1994 - inspired by the Sissinghurst Castle garden.
                                     
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