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County Horticulture Educator in Douglas County

    Landscaping with Native Plants
    Native plants are increasingly used for gardening, landscaping, and restoring and reclaiming native plant communities.
    Master Gardener Annual Recognition Awards
    The Master Gardeners of Douglas County are involved in many programs that impact the lives of those who live in our county and beyond: from Let’s Get Growing, our annual spring horticulture education day, to Tour of Gardens and the fall bus tour.
    Extend the Life of Your Valentine’s Flowers
    If your Valentine gives you fresh cut flowers, you will want to keep them beautiful for as long as possible.
    Attend Winter Garden College!
    Are you a gardener looking for something to fill the long, cold, winter hours? If so, Clay and Douglas Counties just might have the solution for you. Attend Winter Garden College!
    To Prune or Not to Prune
    Is it time to prune? How should I prune? What should I prune? So many questions surround the task of landscape pruning. For many trees and shrubs late winter and early spring is the perfect time to prune them, but this isn’t the time for all species.
    2018 Minnesota Annual Flower Trials
    Each year, the Top Ten Performing Annuals are selected from the hundreds of cultivars trialed. The 2018 Top Ten performers are:
    Winter Berries
    Winter months in Minnesota can get long and seem to carry on, fortunately many of our native plants, and even some of the introduced species can provide beautiful berries that persist into the winter months and provide a critical food source to our wildlife.
    Let's Get Growing 2019
    Mark your calendars and save the date for Saturday, April 6.
    FSMA Produce Safety Rule Course
    The Produce Safety Rule applies to produce growers who sell more than $25,000 in produce per year (adjusted for inflation). Read on for full details and to find a course near you.
    Douglas County Horticulture Inquiries
    Now there is a new way to submit horticulture questions to your county Horticulture Educator

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