Educational Programs and Resources
Spring Gardening Extravaganza
April 16th, 2016 at Hermantown High School
$30 per person
For more information click here.
For a description of our featured presentation, breakout sessions, demonstrations, and displays click here.
Note: Pre-registration for breakout sessions is NOT required this year. Sessions will be chosen the day of the event.
Register for Spring Gardening Extravaganza here.
Minnesota Gardening Calendar 2016 now available
Available at the Extension Offices in Duluth and Virginia
Garden Fest Cookbooks
Cookbooks from our Garden Fest educational programs are available for purchase!
Each cookbook focuses on a different garden ingredient and features tried and true recipes from the St. Louis County Extension Master Gardeners. The 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions all include gardening tips for the featured ingredient.
Cookbooks are $5 each or $4 each if you purchase three or more. The following nine cookbooks are available: Potato, Tomato, Apple, Herb, Pumpkins and Squash, Root Veggies, Potatoes vs. Beets, Autumn Vegetables, Bountiful Beans, and Potato Fest. Cookbooks may be purchased at both the Duluth and Virginia Extension offices.
Our horticulture offerings include spring workshops on gardening and landscape materials, commercial workshops on greenhouse production, small fruit production, vegetable production and nursery production, applied research on vegetable and small fruit varieties, and family education projects on home gardening as a means of improving diets.
Tune in to KDAL 610 radio on Tuesday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 am to hear Bob Olen of Extension talk about what you need to know to make your garden successful. Listeners are encouraged to call in with their questions.
To see a list of available gardening publications, please go to our Books and Publications page.