News Releases

April 2017

• Washington County Fairgrounds Fairest Garden.  On Tuesday nights beginning April 25th Master Gardeners of Washington County will be working in our Fairest Garden. Please feel welcome to stop by to observe and ask questions.

Washington County Fairest Garden

12300 40th St N. Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Master Gardeners in garden 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

The Stillwater Earth Day Celebration. Enjoy this free event with over 25 booths and family fun activities. Visit our Master Gardener Monarch’s Table to learn more about our beautiful orange and black friends! Saturday, April 22nd in downtown Stillwater behind River Market Coop. Learn more at:

http://www.mainstreetstillwateriba.com/earth-day-event/

May 2017

• Community volunteers needed at the Oakdale Nature Preserve on May 6, 8 am to noon. Help us plant trees, shrubs and wildflowers! See flier for details.

2017 Community Tree Planting Flyer

Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at Valley Creek Mall across from Key’s Restaurant on May 13th, from 9 am to noon. Free plant giveaways!

• Master Gardener Plant Sale – Come and welcome Spring with us and get excited about a new gardening season. Huge selection of plants including perennials, annuals, herbs and veggies, native and pollinator plants. Sunday, May 21st, from 11-3 pm at the 4-H Building on the Washington County Fairgrounds. See flier for more details.

2017 Plant Sale Flier

• Farmer’s Markets Ask a Master Gardener. Look for our table at the Farmer’s Market and bring us all your gardening questions! Mahtomedi: Saturdays 8 am-noon. Lake Elmo: Saturdays 8 am-noon. Cottage Grove: Every other Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm. Forest Lake: Tuesdays June-August 5:30- 8 pm. Woodbury: Every other Sunday June-October 9 am to noon.

• Raising Monarchs Responsibly. A new and exciting class about raising monarch butterflies in your own backyard. Come and experience the miracle of raising and releasing monarchs from caterpillar to butterfly. May 31st, from 7-9 pm at Stillwater High School. Room E104.

June 2017

• Landscape Revival Native Plant Expo & Market. June 3rd, 9am-3pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at the Woodbury Farmers Market on Sunday, June 11th and June 25th, from 9 am to noon.

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at Valley Creek Mall across from Key’s Restaurant on June 17th, from 9 am to noon.

Mahtomedi Garden Tour – MG’s will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.  June 25th, 11:30 am to 4 pm.

July 2017

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at the Woodbury Farmers Market on Sunday, July 9th and 23rd, from 9 am to noon.

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at Valley Creek Mall across from Key’s Restaurant on July 22, from 9 am to noon.

August 2017

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at the Woodbury Farmers Market on Sunday, August 6th and 20th, from 9 am to noon.

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at Valley Creek Mall across from Key’s Restaurant on August 19th, from 9 am to noon.

Washington County Fair – Hot Topics, Yard and Garden Show, Demonstrations and the Discovery Center. August 2-6, Master Gardeners Fairest Garden at the Washington County Fargrounds.

State Fair – Ask a Master Gardener Booth at the Great Minnesota State Fair. August 24th – September 4th.

September 2017

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at the Woodbury Farmers Market on Sunday, September 3rd and 17th, from 9 am to noon.

• Ask A Master Gardener – Bring us your garden questions! Visit our table at Valley Creek Mall across from Key’s Restaurant on September 9th, from 9 am to noon. Free plant giveaways.

October 2017

• Volunteers Needed! Scott Carver Annual Buckthorn Removal Project, October 14, 8am to noon. See flier for details.

2017 Flyer for Removal Project