ST. PAUL, Minn. (5/7/2010) --University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners will hold five Twin Cities metro-area plant sales during the months of May and June. Shoppers will find plants that Master Gardeners have started from seed or dug from their own yards.
There's something for everyone--native plants, vegetables, herbs, annuals and perennials--for shade and sun. These sales events offer reasonably priced plants and Extension Master Gardeners to answer gardening questions. There is no entrance fee.
Upcoming sales take place in:
Dakota County: May 15, 9 a.m. to noon, University of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education Park (UMore), 1605 West 160th St. W., Rosemount.
Hennepin County: May 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hopkins Pavilion, 11000 Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins.
Ramsey County: May 22, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Ramsey County Extension Building, 2020 White Bear Ave., Maplewood.
Anoka County: May 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Ave., Anoka.
Washington County: June 6, noon to 3 p.m., Washington County Fairgrounds, 12300 N. 40th St., Lake Elmo.
For more detailed information about these and other Master Gardener plant sales, visit www.extension.umn.edu/go/1029. All proceeds benefit local University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener programs.
As volunteers, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners perform at least 25 hours of work in their communities each year providing knowledge-based gardening education and information. For more information on becoming a Master Gardener, visit www.mg.umn.edu.For more gardening resources from University of Minnesota Extension, visit www.extension.umn.edu/GardenInfo