Birds chirping, bees buzzing and the tall grass blowing in the breeze, is all I heard as I walked the grounds at, ‘The Garden of Eder’. I stood still, closed my eyes and took a deep breath. There was a sweetness in the air with a hint of fresh pine. I was surrounded by trees on every side of me. The bees were so loud as they surrounded a beautiful pink flowering tree, a Horse Chestnut. I got up close and watched while they worked hard. Something red flashed past me, stealing my attention away from the bees. There it was, a beautiful red cardinal just perching above me. Even the birds seemed at peace at ‘The Garden of Eder’.
‘The Garden of Eder’, is located in the Town of Raymond, (5300 Hwy K). The grounds have been a nursery for almost a hundred years, but it has been in the Eder family for almost 45 years. They specialize in Landscaping and offer many different varieties of trees and shrubs. Michael and Kathy Eder are the owners of the business. They have two daughters, Rebecca and Jessica and one son, Jeremy.
Jeremy is who I had the opportunity of talking to. He and his sister Jessica, who is also a teacher in her hometown school, Raymond Elementary, manage ‘The Garden of Eder’. Now that their parents are retired, they reside near eldest daughter, Rebecca and husband, Matt Tegland. Rebecca and Matt, own and operate their own landscaping business in Minocqua, Ederland Gardens.
As I walked the grounds and got an official tour from, Jeremy, I could tell the property meant a lot to him. Every section of the property brought up good memories he had throughout his whole life. The old barn was definitely one of my favorite focal points. It’s old and worn, but stands proud upon that property point. I could tell that one of Jeremy’s favorite spots was overlooking the pond. It brought great memories forward for him, since that was where he stood and got married 6 months prior. When I saw him look out over the water, I could tell he was reliving that very memory, because he was smiling.
As we kept walking, we came upon a beautiful waterway. Jeremy’s dog, Luka, came running out, super excited to walk the grounds with us. She has become quite the fixture at ‘The Garden of Eder’. I just love how the water way looks so natural, like it has always been there.
What is most unique about the way everything is landscaped, is that it isn’t so uniform. There are so many different shapes and textures running through every landscaped area. If you notice in this picture on the left, they even throw in a few rocky sections to break up the steadiness in the garden. There are even big boulder rocks throughout with great natural placement.
Journey through, ‘The Garden of Eder’ with me. See it through my eyes. When you are finished, learn from, Jeremy Eder, a professional landscaper, on how to properly plant and take care of trees.
As soon as I came out of the wooded paths, this was my first view in the picture above. I knew I had hit the big tree gardens. There were so many different varieties! Walk through the big tree gardens with me, and see it through my eyes.
The Paths ran through and around the whole property. What I found, was that the paths always led you back, so you could never get lost. Once I got through the big tree gardens, I was back up by the store. That’s when I realized, there was a whole other section of pathways through all of their decorative trees and shrubs. So, of course, I couldn’t help myself! I walked through every little pathway. Walk through it with me and see it through my eyes.
Once I was finished walking through the decorative tree and shrub gardens, I was back up front, following the pathway that led me to the store.
When you go and visit, ‘The Garden of Eder’, just walk right into the store. They are always eager to help you with a smile. They are the go to place for Landscaping and Landscape design. You can even go there if you just need one tree, mulch, shrubs, specialty trees or even if you just want to take a walk through the beautiful landscaped paths. It is a must walk through for everyone. Whether you are a gardener or not, ‘The Garden of Eder’, brings you peace and serenity through every last inch of their 50 acres.
Now here’s a gift for you below!
Your very own LIVE video. Professional Landscaper, Jeremy Eder, shares his knowledge with you on how to plant and care for a tree correctly.
‘The Garden of Eder’ planted a beautiful pine for me in my yard. Here was their process:
The Garden of Eder
5300 Hwy K, Franksville, WI 53126
Landscape Design & Installation
Interesting & Unusual Trees and Shrubs
Walls & Patios
Garden Walk Through
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