Heal your ‘Garden Fever’ on March 8

“Garden Ecology: Rethink, Reuse, Restore” is the theme for this year’s 16th annual Carver-Scott Extension Master Gardener Horticulture Education Day, which will be held at the Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center in Chaska from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 8.
Featured speakers include Emily Tepe, University of Minnesota Horticulturist, author of The Edible Landscape, and Doug Mensing, Senior Ecologist, Applied Ecological Services, will present “The Double-Duty Sustainable Yard: Food Garden or Native Plants?” and “Restoring Ecological Health to Your Landscape.”
The program also includes breakout sessions presented by Carver-Scott Extension Master Gardeners on bees, garden art, lawn care, multiplying plants, redesigning the garden, trees, container design and gardening with children.  There will be educational displays, vendor exhibits, a silent auction, and door prizes.
The cost to attend is $40 by Feb. 28 ($45 after Feb. 28). Admission includes continental breakfast and a fabulous buffet lunch. To register online, visit www.carverscottmastergardeners.org. For more information contact: (952) 466-5300 or riesg003@umn.edu.

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