Welcome to the Dowling Community Garden
Chefs from Seward Heirloom Festival Festival Banner Peter with Colvin-Roy Jerry visits the Resource Fair


Below are some selected local events that may be of interest to Dowling Gardeners and the public at large. If you know of an upcoming event related to gardening and would like to see it listed here please contact

Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, May 13, 2017 — 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The annual Dowling Plant Sale will be held on May 13th from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This sale features a good variety of quality plants, many of them heirlooms. Copies of the DCG History will also be available for purchase. Buyers of plants totaling $20 or more will receive a free copy.

View the list of plants for sale (pdf)

Growers for the sale should have your plants to the sale tent in front of the shed no later than 9:00 a.m. Most plants will be sold for $2.50 each. These do not need to be marked. Plants to be sold at any other price must be clearly marked by the grower.

Annual Plant Sale -- Saturday, May 13, 2017 -- 10 AM - 1:00 PM

Dowling Community Garden Kids Club

The Kids Club will be active again this year. The following activities are scheduled:

  • Worm Bin 101: June 15, 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Stepping Stones: July 13, 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Watermelon and Watercolors: August 10, 7 - 8 p.m.

Watch for announcements on the shed kiosk and the Members page. This program is no cost, no commitment, and intended to be an opportunity for families and youth to engage in the garden. For more info, contact Deb Reierson at reierson.deb at gmail dot com.

Dowling Community Garden Kids Club Poster

Hennepin County Libraries Home and Garden Classes and Events

Hennepin County Libraries are offering Home and Garden classes and events.