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Sharing reliable, locally specific gardening information with residents of the Douglas County, Minnesota, area.

“Let’s Get Growing!”

April 7, 2018
Discovery Middle School
510 North McKay
Alexandria, Minnesota

Wow! This year our spring gardening program is better than ever. This event is one you will not want to miss.

Our keynote speaker will be Eric Bergeson and there will be more than two dozen sessions on helpful gardening topics designed to help gardeners in our area.

Portrait of Eric Bergeson

Eric Bergeson owned Bergeson Nursery in Fertile, MN for 20 years. He has spoken to 100s of groups on gardening. His recent book, Successful Gardening on the Northern Prairie, is specifically for the alkaline soils and cold climate of our region.

Save the date: April 7, 2018

Let’s Get Growing!

Our featured speaker this year, Eric Bergeson, will speak on the topic: Wisdom from the Garden; successful gardening on the northern prairie. You can learn more about his background by checking out our page, About Eric Bergeson.

Save the date, April 7th, and make plans to take full advantage of this opportunity to learn more about gardening in our area and to have a better garden of your own.

Already we can announce that there will be sessions on vegetables, perennials, annuals, trees, fruits, beekeeping, containers, soil health, pests, and tomatoes. Stop back soon for additional information about our Let’s Get Growing program for this coming year.

The Many Activities of Douglas County Master Gardeners

Among the most popular activities and projects of Douglas County Master Gardeners are the following:

In addition to participating in these events and activities you can also get personal help with your gardening questions by contacting one of Douglas County’s Master Gardeners personally. Check out the ways you can do this on the “Contact Us” page.