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The Garden Door

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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I want to live here!

Must go here! Amazing gardens to walk through. Don’t miss the fairy knoll! Bring some wine and sit... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Slice of heaven

On our way into Door County stopped here, as a gardener it was inspiring and delightful. Husband... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
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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...more
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Peninsular Agricultural Research Station, 4312 Hwy 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Must go here! Amazing gardens to walk through. Don’t miss the fairy knoll! Bring some wine and sit and decompress for an hour. It’s even FREE! Though you can donate a few dollars to help them maintain. We found this at the end of our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

On our way into Door County stopped here, as a gardener it was inspiring and delightful. Husband loved the creative wood gazebo.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dantjant
Reviewed August 17, 2018

My daughter and Grandchildren know The Garden Door as our Secret Garden! The hot sunny morning that we stopped, we were the only ones there. The children had a marvelous time exploring and discovering the nooks and crannies of the garden. I love the separate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mominmadrid
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This was an over the top experience for an avid photographer and gardner. It was filled with beautiful well arranged plants, flowers, and accents.The use of different species of plants and settings was spectacular. The use of the space is awesome and easy on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pal447
Reviewed June 29, 2018

The Garden Door was part of a fund raising house and garden walk I was enjoying. The master gardens had done an outstanding job creating various gardens but my favorite was the large fairy garden. Looking forward to seeing what the master gardens have in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the flowerbeds. Enjoy some interesting specimen plants.The unusual irises and peonies were especially gorgeous.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mr_Terbillion
Reviewed March 13, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 61aah
Reviewed October 13, 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!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SandiWit
Reviewed October 4, 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Lucy B
September 13, 2018|
Response from dorryw2018 | Reviewed this property |
The Garden Door in Sturgron Bay WI is open year around. It’s a beautiful place in winter but the parking lot may not always be plowed quickly after a snowfall. However the driveway at the Peninsular Agricultural Tesearch... More
Liz M
May 28, 2017|
Response from Michael V |
Hi Liz: Thanks for your inquiry. The Garden Door is open from dawn to dusk throughout the garden season.