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Local Gardening Workshops: Spring 2012

Spring must be right around the corner. Gardening workshops and events are starting to appear on calendars and you all have been telling me about them!  I LOVE it!  Thanks to you all for passing on information that I can share with everyone! :D

Here some local events for those of you in eastern ND & west central MN.  No matter where you live, be sure to check out your local county extension agency and master gardener programs to see if there are any gardening events or workshops that interest you.  Also check out local home improvement stores & nurseries for gardening events and seminars (many of which are free!).

1)  High Tunnel Workshop for Home Gardeners & Commercial Growers 
Sponsored by NDSU Cass County Extension & U of M Extension
March 6, 2012 at Clay county Family Service Center, Moorhead, MN
Cost: $20 registration fee (includes lunch) if pre-reg by March 1 ($25 at the door)
(thanks to reader Becky for sharing this event!)

2) Moorhead Area Public Schools Community Education has several gardening related classes coming up. See their page for information on individual events.
-A Day on an Organic Farm (thanks to reader Sheila)
-Make Your Own Rain Barrel
-Make Your Own Compost Tumbler
-Gardening Seminar 2012
-Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain of the Plains
-Composting: Give Your Soil A Boost and Conserve Water

3)Third Annual Todd County Gardening Education Day
Sponsored by the Todd County Master Gardeners
March 10, 2012 at First Baptist Church, Long Prairie, MN
Cost: $20 registration fee before March 1/$25 after March 1 (includes morning refreshments & lunch)
(thanks to reader Jessica)

4) Baker Garden & Gift Center has several workshops every Thursday now through then end of May.
University Drive, Fargo ND
Contact them for more information/times and to register.
Cost: FREE!
-Fairy Gardens (May 10)
-Plant by Numbers (Annual Container) (May 3, 17)
-Kindergarten (May 24 {4pm}- bring your children)

5) Bergeson Nursery has several workshops on Thursdays & Saturdays in April.
Fertile, MN
Cost: FREE (no registration necessary)
For more information on individual workshops check out their website.
-Growing Fruit in the North (Apr 5,7)
-Trees and Shrubs for Your Yard (Apr 12, 14)
-Perennials and Hardy Roses (Apr 19, 21)
-Growing Beautiful Annuals (Apr 26.28)

(thanks to reader, Sheila)

6) University of Minnesota Extension 
This site lists many of the Garden/Horticulture Days that they sponsor/co-sponsor this year.  Check out their list, descriptions and registration information here.

7) West Otter Tail Garden Day
March 31 (registration begins at 8am, first workshop at 9am)
Over 48 speakers and LOTS of topics covered. See their website for details.
Cost $25 (no per-registration)

8) Grand Forks Home Design & Garden Show
March 23-25 at the Alerus Center
Admission charged at the door

9) Fargo's Annual Tree Care Workshop
March 31, 2012 at Rheault Farms
Cost: FREE
(Thanks to reader, Sheila)

 Do you know of a local gardening event?  Feel free to share it in the comments.

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