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County Horticulture Educator

  • Indoor Gardening: Herbs
    The thing I miss most in mid-winter is fresh herbs and veggies from my garden. Although I still have canned and frozen produce, there’s nothing quite like fresh culinary herbs added to your recipes direct from the plant. Herbs are an easy indoor plant to start from seed, and can be a wonderful family project on these cold winter days.
  • Let's Get Growing - March 28, 2015
    It's that time of year again. People are planning ahead for spring, ordering seeds and Douglas County Master Gardeners are at work planning Let's Get Growing to be held at the Alexandria Technical & Community College! Mark your calendars and make plans now to attend this day-long event (8:00 AM-3:30 PM) including a selection of 22 different workshop topics.
  • 10 Tips to Successful Seed Starting
    Successes and failures are all part of gardening, and it’s the notes we take and records we keep that help us to make good decisions and firm plans for the coming years. As they say, “the devil is in the details!” If you want to try your hand at seed starting this year, here are a few tips to steer you down a successful path.

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U of M Extension
Douglas County

720 Fillmore Ste B090

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

Douglas County Extension Committee

  • Jerry Johnson, County Commissioner
  • Charlie Meyer, County Commissioner
  • Bill Januszewski
  • Vicki Johnston
  • Pat Kalina
  • Char Rosenow
  • Ray Wille
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