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Heritage Farm and Preservation Gardens

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Address: Decorah, IA
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+1 563-382-5990

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I stopped by the gardens on a recent trip. I enjoyed seeing what was left of the gardens. It was late in the fall and I am sure that there would be lots more to see and do in the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Dale C
Conway, Arkansas
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Conway, Arkansas
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

I stopped by the gardens on a recent trip. I enjoyed seeing what was left of the gardens. It was late in the fall and I am sure that there would be lots more to see and do in the spring time and the summer. Everyone should see this place. I enjoyed seeing how they grow the seeds.

Thank Dale C
Concord, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Unfortunately, after two frosts most of the vegetation was killed off, but there was still some gardens with plants resistance. The store sells a lot of seeds, and there is a good video. Also, cattle goats chickens to see. If you go best to do in summer in this out of the way place. happy trails.

Thank r1manchester
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

This is a truly beautiful place to visit, even if you don't enjoy farming or gardening! Located in one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth. If we lived in the area we would come back weekly during the summer time just to see how things grow and change.

Thank Deganotneb
Wellman, Iowa
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stopped in while visiting our daughter at Luther College and what a wonderful experience. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We walked away with new varieties of vegetables that we wouldn't have found at our local shops. There is also a place for small kids to play while you shop. Seeing the Ancient White Cattle were an added... More 

Thank kajadavis7
Creston, Iowa
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Reviewed 15 June 2012

Did not get to tour the buildings, make sure to check the hours and days the facility is open. Loved the cows tho!

3 Thank Julia W
Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Visited the Seed Savers Exchange for their Annual Tomato Tasting. A lovely experience- very well presented. The grounds are well laid out and there was a lot to see. The gift shop was excellent as well and everything was well priced.

4 Thank iowacorn

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