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Master Gardeners of Crow Wing County: Community Events Calendar

Upcoming Gardening-Related Community Events and Presentations

Our "Ask a Master Gardener" Booth will be present at the following local events. Master Gardeners will be available to answer all your gardening questions, as well as to provide information about the Master Gardener Program in Crow Wing County.

For additional information about the events and presentations listed below please contact:

Jackie Froemming
Crow Wing County Coordinator Master Gardener Program
218-824-1068
froem022@umn.edu


2015 Community Events: Educational Presentations and Booths

January 8, 2015 (Thursday)
"Selecting the Perfect Plants for Your Small Gardens"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

January 9, 2015 (Friday)
"Selecting the Perfect Plants for Your Small Gardens"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

January 13, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Create the Beauty, Month by Month"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

January 15, 2015 (Thursday)
"Gardening Improves Lives! Overview of the UMN Extension Master Gardener Program in Crow Wing County"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Lakes Area Law Enforcement Association
Location: Brainerd Police Department

February 10, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Planning the Perfect Garden"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

February 12, 2015 (Thursday)
"Planning the Perfect Garden"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

February 13, 2015 (Friday)
"Cool Weather Crops: Asparagus and Rhubarb"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

March 10, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Selecting and Growing Hostas"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

March 12, 2015 (Thursday)
"Gardening Small: Veggies in Raised Beds"
Presenter: Christine Rasmussen
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

March 13, 2015 (Friday)
"Garden Myths"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

March 19, 2015 (Thursday)
"Gardening Preparation While Waiting for the Snow to Melt"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Pequot Lakes Community Education
Location: Pequot Lakes High School

April 9, 2015 (Thursday)
"No Deer! Not My Garden Tonight"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

April 10, 2015 (Friday)
"The Moon Garden"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Growing Orchids in the Home"
Presenter: Ross Hella
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Fungi are Food - Gourmet Mushrooms"
Presenter: Matt Ratliff
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Pruning: Flowering Shrubs"
Presenter: Theri Wasniewski
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Getting to Know Woodland Plants"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Selecting the Perfect Plants for Your Small Gardens"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Edible Container Gardening"
Presenter: Julie Kloster
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Flower Gardening 101 for the True Beginner"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"The Wonderful World of Herbs"
Presenter: Judy Saari
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Be on the Watch for These Flower Insects!"
Presenter: Jeff Hahn
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Growing Hardy Roses up North"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"New Plants for 2015"
Presenter: Shelly Boser
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Cool Weather Crops: Asparagus and Rhubarb"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Vegetable Gardening 101"
Presenter: Tracey Srock
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Go Wild With Minnesota Native Plants"
Presenter: Mary Blickenderfer
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Bee on the Watch for These Vegetable Insects!"
Presenter: Jeff Hahn
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Fact or Fiction: Garden Myths Meet Research-based Science"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Hydrangeas 101: All You Need to Know About Selection and Care in North Central Minnesota"
Presenter: Shelly Boser
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"An Invitation to the Garden: How to Create the Perfect Setting for Entertaining"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Wild Edibles"
Presenter: Arlene Jones
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Garden Tools: Making the Best Choice"
Presenter: Tracey Srock
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Growing and Storing Root Vegetables"
Presenter: Arlene Jones
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd d

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"The Beekeeper's Garden"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd d

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Colorful containers all Season Long"
Presenter: Julie Kloster
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Welcome to the Shady Garden"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Don't Get Burned by Invasive Species"
Presenter: Mary Blickenderfer
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
"Frugal Gardening"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Garden Expo 2015 - Crow Wing County Master Gardeners
Location: Central Lakes College, Brainerd

April 14, 2015 (Tuesday)
"No Deer! Not My Garden Tonight"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

May 9, 2015 (Friday)
"Alliums: Too Pretty for the Vegetable Garden"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

May 12, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Introduction to Rain Gardens"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

May 14, 2015 (Thursday)
"Go Wild for Monarchs"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

June 9, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Alliums - too Pretty for the Vegetable Garden"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

June 11, 2015 (Thursday)
"Miniature Gardens"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

July 9, 2015 (Thursday)
"Alliums: too Pretty for the Vegetable Garden"
Presenter: Coralee Fox
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

July 14, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Miniature Gardens"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

August 11, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Growing and Propagating Dahlias"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

August 13, 2015 (Thursday)
"Ornamental Grasses"
Presenter: Rich Dreissig
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

September 8, 2015 (Tuesday)
" "Lemons" for Your Kitchen Garden"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

September 10, 2015 (Thursday)
"City Chickens: Keeping a Backyard Flock"
Presenter: JoAnn Weaver
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

September 11, 2015 (Friday)
"Hydrangeas"
Presenter: Julie Helsene
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

October 8, 2015 (Thursday)
"Guide to Foraging and Fall Outdoor Decor"
Presenter: Tina Dunlap
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

October 9, 2015 (Friday)
"Hardy Succulents for Minnesota Gardens"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

October 13, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Selecting and Growing Sedums"
Presenter: Jackie Froemming
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

November 10, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Worm Composting"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

November 12, 2015 (Thursday)
"Indoor Gardening: Houseplants"
Presenter: Jackie Burkey
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

November 13, 2015 (Friday)
"Two Old-fashioned Favorites: Peonies and Clematis"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

December 8, 2015 (Tuesday)
"Two Old-fashioned Favorites: Peonies and Clematis"
Presenter: Jennifer Knutson
Sponsor: Brainerd Public Library
Location: Brainerd Public Library

December 10, 2015 (Thursday)
"Guide to Foraging and Winter Outdoor Decor"
Presenter: Tina Dunlap
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Garden Club
Location: Good Samaritan, Woodland Campus

December 11, 2015 (Friday)
"Foraging in the Forest - Outdoor Winter Decor"
Presenter: Tina Dunlap
Sponsor: Brainerd Garden Club
Location: Northland Arboretum, Brainerd