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  • Caring for your Fresh Cut Tree
    Whether you select a long needled White pine, a short needled spruce, or a soft needled fir, there are steps you can take to prolong tree health and reduce needle drop this holiday season. Species selection can also impact lasting freshness.

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County Horticulture Educator

  • Food Rules
    As winter drags on, the bounty from my garden quickly diminishes, and I wonder where I might find locally produced fruits and vegetables to sustain me until spring breaks.
  • Winter Bird Feeding Basics
    Winter is a time for repose and reflection, and many gardeners take to bird feeding to fill their need for color, texture and interaction with their landscape.
  • Successfully Growing Traditional Plants of the Season
    Several traditional holiday plants make their appearance in your local retail markets this time of year. If you’re looking for a gift plant, or a decorating accent there are many from which to choose.

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Master Gardeners

  • Let's Get Growing - April 7, 2018
    Douglas County Master Gardeners and keynote speaker Eric Bergeson welcome you for a wide variety of adult education sessions for everyone from beginning home gardeners to horticulture professionals!

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Health and Nutrition

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Douglas County partners with Extension to deliver even more practical education and research right in your county.


U of M Extension

720 Fillmore Ste B090

Alexandria MN 56308-1763
(320) 762-3890 (phone)
(320) 762-3871 (fax)

Douglas Extension Committee

  • Keith Englund, County Commissioner
  • Charlie Meyer, County Commissioner
  • Eddie Dummer
  • Carol Engebretson
  • Steve Henry
  • Ronda Kent
  • Kelly Lund
  • Char Rosenow
  • Rebecca Sternquist
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