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Fruit and Veggie Gardening in Northern Minnesota



Horticulture program in Floodwood

March 16, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. 

St. Louis County Extension will present five gardening sessions including:

  • Bountiful Blueberries
  • Growing Asparagus
  • Gardening & Good Nutrition
  • Northern Gardening &Climate Change
  • Success with Warm Season Crops:  Tomatoes, Squash, & Sweet Potatoes

The fee for this program is $22.

Click here for a registration form or call 218-749-7120 for more info.

Spring Gardening Extravaganza

More info coming soon!

Minnesota Gardening Calendar 2017


The new Minnesota Gardening calendar is now available for purchase at the Extension offices in Duluth and Virginia. The calendar features beautiful color photography, expert gardening advice for Minnesota gardeners, a planting guide, and more. It makes a perfect gift for new and experienced gardeners.


Horticulture Programs

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.


Gardening and Horticulture Mailing List

If so, please fill out and submit the form below. You will be notified of upcoming St. Louis County Extension gardening and horticulture programs and events. Please note that your information is kept within Extension and will not be shared with any other agency or business.

* Required
Garden Classes and Events Soil Testing Master Gardeners Variety Lists
Watch here for more information regarding registration for upcoming programs.

Have you missed an event?

We often have program materials available for purchase following events. Call our office for more details. Currently available:
Garden Fest Cookbooks $5.00 or $4.00 each when you purchase three or more

Spring Gardening Extravaganza Resource Books 2013 and 2014 editions are $10.00 and 2015 is $15

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