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Upcoming Spring Gardening Classes in the County

Feb 20, 2019 02:42PM ● By Editor
Photo: U of Minnesota Extension

Media release from Cook County - February 20, 2019

 

Seedy Characters:  Vegetable Container Gardening 
Do you have limited space but still want to grow some vegetables?  Container gardening is a great way to learn about growing vegetables with a limited investment.
Hillary will take you through the steps of growing vegetables in containers.  Bring a selection of seeds home to start your garden this year!
Thursday, March 28   6:30 – 8:00 p.m.   CC Community Center
Cost is $10
Instructor is U of M Extension Master Gardener Hillary Freeman


Plant Propagation 
There are a number of techniques you can use to propagate plants using asexual techniques.  This class will go over some of the basics and then give you the opportunity to start some plants to take home using the procedures you learn.  Join us for a fun morning!
Friday, April 19   10:00 a.m. to Noon   CC Community Center
Cost is $10
Instructors are U of M Extension Master Gardeners Sally Berg & Diane Booth

Fruits for Cook County
  
We have been trialing a number of fruits in Cook County and will be talking about those fruits that have done well.  Lists of different fruits together with those that need pollinators will all be part of our fruit discussion.  Join us for an afternoon of fun and learning!
Friday, April 19   3:00 – 5:00 p.m.   CC Community Center
Cost is $10
Instructor is Diane Booth, Cook County Extension

 

To sign up for any of the classes, please feel free to call the Extension office at 218-387-3015.  You can also return an email to [email protected] .

We look forward to getting everyone started on gardening projects this spring!