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Public invited to perennial workshop

The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners of Douglas County will offer a class on perennials, focusing on plants that do well in this area’s climate.

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It will be held on Monday, June 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Douglas County Extension Meeting Room in the Douglas County Service Center Building at 720 Fillmore Street in Alexandria.

There will be a presentation on keeping beds healthy and happy, how to divide current plants and planning for three-season color. Using photos from local master gardener beds, the instructors will discuss plants that have proven to be both hardy and beautiful.

For more information or to register, contact the University of Minnesota Extension Douglas County office at (320) 762-3890 or stop by. Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is preferred. Cost is $10 per person.

University of Minnesota Master Gardeners is a non-profit organization supporting University of Minnesota Extension. Anyone interested in becoming a master gardener should contact a local Extension Office or visit