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Trott column: Upcoming gardening seminars for those dreaming of spring

One seminar is online, and two are in-person.

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A pollinator garden near the Lake Latoka north public access. Echo Press file photo
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It's not too early to think about gardening, and to attend gardening workshops. Here are several options for upcoming gardening sessions.

  • Gardening Knowledge for Free Saturday, Feb. 12, 8 a.m.-noon, Whitney Senior Center 1527 Northway Dr. in St. Cloud. Free, in-person, half-day workshop presented by Stearns County Extension Master Gardener volunteers. This event is open and free to any gardener or want-to-be gardener interested in expanding their knowledge. For more information, and to register, visit: z.umn.edu/GKFF by Wednesday, Feb. 9.
  • Gardening from the Ground Up, 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 22-25. University of Minnesota Extension educators are excited to bring you the this third annual webinar series. Join us for research-based, practical information to help your gardens and yards start and stay healthy. For more information, and to register, visit: z.umn.edu/GardenUp .
  • Gardening Education Day, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Gorecki Center, College of St. Benedict, 37 College Ave. S. in St. Joseph, Minnesota. This in-person workshop costs $35 for early-bird registration and is hosted by Stearns County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. This annual event draws gardening enthusiasts from across the county and state to learn from experts about a wide variety of gardening topics. For more information, and to register, visit: z.umn.edu/GardenEdDay by Feb. 28.

For more information, contact Katie Drewitz at wins0115@umn.edu or 320-255-6169 ext. 1.
Robin Trott is a horticulture educator with University of Minnesota Extension. Contact her at 320-762-3890, or at trot0053@umn.edu.

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