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Garden Tour

2017 Garden Tour  “Beautiful Gardens of
Southern Platte County”

June 9th-10th, 9:00am to 4:30p

The tour featured seven beautiful and diverse gardens located in the rolling hills of southern Platte County.  

Click on the title for detailed garden information.

Rock Roost Garden”
6235 Wall Street, Parkville, MO  64151       

Situated on a steep hillside with towering trees, garden is beautifully terraced with multiple levels of evergreens and plants. Striking feature is the courtyard at the entrance to the house with yuccas and evergreens.


Styled to Perfection
6000 N. Cosby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

This is a beautifully landscaped garden with many diverse plants that perfectly accentuate the owner’s home. Landscaping addresses the steep hill on which the house and garden reside. Stunning feature is the waterfall and plantings in the back yard.                

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My Happy Place
11755 NW 81st Street, Kansas City, MO  64152

Beautiful landscaping again perfectly accentuates the home situated on a hillside. Owner considers this her therapy garden as she has lovingly moved her plants until they have found their “perfect” spot.   Landscaping is primarily perimeter plantings. Viburnum trimmed to appear as trees is an interesting feature.

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Joie de Vivre (Joy of Living)
7700 NW John Anders Road, Kansas City, MO  64152

This is a large estate garden with many flower and vegetable beds. There are surprises at every turn as you traverse the garden. The garden is a certified Monarch Way Station.   Lots of stone work with nice entertaining areas.   Has a Koi pond. Owner does organic gardening.

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3250 NW 61st Street, Kansas City, MO 64152

Landscaping strikingly compliments the recessed area in which the home and yard is situated. Beautiful plantings on slope surround the front of the home. The garden is a haven for pollinators with native plants and is a certified Monarch Way Station. Shaded area in back has meandering rock pathways that intrigue the eye.

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Lakeside Serenity
6705 NW Hickory Drive, Kansas City, MO 64152

This garden is beautifully situated along a lake.   Owner desires to have flowers blooming all year long and loves different, distinctive evergreens. Large berms have been planted to accentuate the view of the lake’s fountain and to reflect the owner’s love of whimsy.    Greenhouse is tastefully tucked along side of the house for the owner’s pleasure.

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Colorado Home
14655 NW 63rd Street, Kansas City, MO 64152

This is a beautiful yard landscaped to reflect the owner’s love of Colorado.   Garden features unique evergreens and a fantastic shaded back yard complete with a stream and frolicking bear images reminiscent of a Colorado scene.

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We thank the many businesses who are supporting the Master Gardener program by advertising and selling tickets to the Garden Tour.

Backyard Bird Center                                                         Ben’s Lawn & Garden
6212 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO                         1001 SW Hwy 40, Blue Springs, MO

Bloomer’s Greenhouse                                                       Colonial Nursery
3823 N. Cobbler Road, Independence, MO                   27610 E. Wyatt Rd, Blue Springs, MO

Farrand Farms                                                                     Full Features Nursery
5941 Noland Rd, Kansas City, MO                                   13518 N. Hwy 169, Smithville, MO

Grass Pad                                                                             Heartland Nursery
1711 NE Rice Road, Lee’s Summit, MO                          10300 View High Drive, Lee’s Summit, MO
*11500 N.W. Barry Road, Kansas City, MO
*advertising only

Hy-Vee, Inc.                                                                         Johnson Farms
7620 State Line Road, Prairie Village, KS                     17701 Holmes Road, Belton, MO

J’Adore                                                                                 Larry’s Nursery
404 E. 63rd Street, Kansas City, MO                             2501 NW Platte Road, Riverside, MO 64150

Penrod’s Greenhouse                                                        Planter’s Seed & Spice
14820 Jesse James Farm Road, Kearney, MO513      Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO

Powell Gardens                                                                   Randy’s Lakeview
50 Hwy, Kingsville, MO                                                    291 & Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO

The Fiddly Fig
22 W. 63rd Street, Kansas City, MO

Soil Service                                                                         Suburban Lawn & Garden
7130 Troost, Kansas City, MO                                        135th & Wornall, Kansas City, MO 
7130 E. Troost, Kansas City, MO                                   105th & Roe, Overland Park, KS  

Family Tree  Nursery
830 West Liberty Street, Liberty, MO
7036 Nieman Road, Shawnee KS
8424 Farley, Overland Park, KS

Because this tour includes private gardens, we strongly encourage visitors with disability to request accommodations in advance of the event.  To request accommodations please contact Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City at 816-833-TREE (8733) – 24 hour voice mail or








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