Minnetrista Hosts “Tea and Talk: Trial By Flower” on June 7th

"Tea & Talk: Trial By Flower" will take place on June 7th. Photo provided."Tea & Talk: Trial By Flower" will take place on June 7th. Photo provided.

By: Sam Condon—

Muncie, IN—Discover how the Horticulture Department at Minnetrista is experimenting with new annual plants in the Orchard Trial Garden, during Tea & Talk: Trial By Flower, on Wednesday, June 7 from 3–4:30 p.m.

“I would like to invite you to join Minnetrista at Tea & Talk to compare and contrast our favorite flowers, and to unearth your new found love for annuals,” said Lead Horticulture Specialist, James Edwards. “What will be the court’s decision in this trial by flower? You be the judge.”

“Planting annuals in your garden gives you a chance to do something new this year,” said Horticulture Manager, Dustin Stillinger. “And at Minnetrista, this year is no different. Our Lead Horticulture Specialist, James Edwards, is doing something that we have never tried, an annual trial garden. We are sure to learn from it and you can too.”

Tea & Talk: Trial by Flower takes place on Wednesday, June 7 from 3–4:30 p.m. Cost is $15 and member discounts apply.

For more information, visit minnetrista.net or call 765.282.4848. Follow Minnetrista on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date information on our exhibits and events.


Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, a historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit www.minnetrista.net.