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Garden Expo 2013, April 6 at Central Lakes College.
Thank you to the 300+ participants that attended this year's event.
Garden Expo 2014, April 5 at Central Lakes College
Please check back in early January for Garden Expo 2014 details. If you would like to be on our e-mailing or postal mailing list, please contact Maggie Fuller.
Fall Gardening Series in Pequot Lakes Details
Visit our Community Events Calendar for a complete listing of presentations.
Educating people where they live and work
Crow Wing County Master Gardeners are University of Minnesota-trained volunteers whose job is to educate the public about a variety of horticulture subjects using readily-available, up-to-date research-based information. This educational effort is designed to enhance the public's quality of life and to promote good stewardship of the environment.
Crow Wing County Master Gardeners complete many hours of volunteer work each year, providing a valuable in-kind contribution to our county. These dollar figures quantify the enormous value that our volunteers provide to Crow Wing County.
In 2012 Master Gardeners completed a total of 3,721 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $22.14 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $82,382.94 for 2012.
To recognize the value of the work done by our program, Brainerd Restoration and Brainerd Main Street Program awarded in 2008 the "Spirit of Environmental Stewardship in Renovation" to Crow Wing County Master Gardeners and to Jackie Froemming, County Program Coordinator. The award was presented in recognition for the work done in 2007 related to the Crow Wing County Rain Garden Project in Brainerd, Minnesota.
For more information about the Master Gardener Program in Crow Wing County please contact:
LOCAL EXTENSION EDUCATOR
Water Resources/Consumer Horticulture
Master Gardener Program
Crow Wing County Extension Office
322 Laurel Street - Suite 22
Brainerd, MN 56401-3500
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