Welcome to the Display and Trial Garden website!

  • Blackerry lily
  • flowers
  • Monarch butterfly
  • Chamomile flowers
  • cucumber plant
  • white lily
  • water lily
  • strawberries

Here you will be able to learn about the history of the garden, meet the garden employees, and check out what’s blooming.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page for regular updates!

Garden Location

We are located on the corner of Folwell Avenue and Gortner Avenue on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul Campus.  The garden is adjacent to Alderman Hall and the Plant Growth Facilities.

Contact Us

For more information on the garden or to have your questions answered, you can email the garden at hrt-gdn@umn.edu or email the garden manager Laura Irish at leirish@umn.edu.

Garden Hours

Hours for the garden are from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week.

During the growing season, student gardeners are available to answer questions Monday through Friday from 8am to 4 pm and occasionally on weekends.