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Master Gardeners of Steele County

Master Gardeners of Steele County

Steele County Master Gardeners Share Their Harvest With Others


Horn of Plenty Harvest Tables

Fall is a time of harvest in Southeastern Minnesota. During the months of September and October the Steele County Master Gardeners sponsor a "Horn of Plenty Harvest Table" at several local churches. Fresh vegetables from the gardens of Steele County Master Gardeners and other members of local churches are shared each week with those folks who might not have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. For more information or to learn how you might start a "Horn of Plenty Harvest Table" at your place of worship contact Steele County Master Gardeners at: 507-444-7685

Steele County Master Gardeners Annual Spring Plant Sale

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Watch for information about the Steele County Master Gardener's annual spring plant sale usually held in May around Mother's Day at Central Park in Owatonna, Each year local Master Gardeners' share their favorite perrenial flowers, herbs and vegetable plants. This is a great way to expand your perrenial gardens with plants that have matured in local gardens and your purchase helps to fund Steele County Master Gardener community projects .

Steele County Community Gardens

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Steele County Master Gardeners help design and maintain beautiful gardens throughout the community.
Visit the West Hills Memorial Gardens.

Angel Garden at the Owatonna Art Center
The Memorial Garden at the Owatonna Senior Center
The Perrenial Garden at the Steele County U pof M Extension Office

Village of Yesteryear

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Steele County Master Gardeners spend many hours at The Village of Yesteryear planting and tending the "Kitchen Garden" and Pioneer Gardeners featuring heirloom plants and perrenials. Each fall Steele County Master Gardeners "harvest" seed from these heirloom plants, many of which were carried by early pioneers as they came west to homestead this rich agricultual land.