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Edgerton Community Garden Open House

Edgerton Community Garden Open House         

At Edgerton Community Garden: Corner Of Roselawn & Edgerton, North Of Edgerton Elementary

Friday, May 1, 4:30PM-6:30PM

Drop-in and take a tour the Edgerton Community Garden.  Poor weather back-up location inside Edgerton School Gym.  Meet other garden enthusiasts, and get gardening information from a Master Gardener.

Free!  Drop-in program; no registration required. Activity #16729 Read more about Edgerton Community Garden Open House

Vegetable Growing Basics: Soil, Seeds, and Space

Vegetable Growing Basics: Soil, Seeds, and Space (Adults, Ages 12+ welcome with adult)      

At Maplewood Nature Center

Thursday March 12, 2020 6:30PM-9:00PM

Discover the joy and satisfaction of “homegrown”! Taught by Master Gardeners, this workshop is an introduction to organic vegetable gardening, covering topics such as soil and compost, prepping your garden space, what grows in Minnesota, and selecting and sowing seeds.  Read more about Vegetable Growing Basics: Soil, Seeds, and Space

Native Seed Treatments for Beginners

At Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 E. 7th St., Maplewood, MN 55119

For Adults, Children 14 + With an Adult

Saturday, March 7, 1:30PM-3:00PM

Want to start native plants organically by seed, but are not sure how to stratify or scarify seed?  This is the class for you!  Try three different strategies to increase seed germination; then bring seeds home for your yard.  We will recommend reference materials to help you imitate nature!  Bring a small, sturdy cardboard box, at least 8 ½ x 11 inches, and a large covered plastic takeout container. Read more about Native Seed Treatments for Beginners

Pruning Shrubs in Your Rain Garden or Yard

At Maplewood Nature Center

Saturday, March 7, 10:00AM-11:30AM

March is a great time to prune most types of shrubs.  Learn pruning techniques that promote plant health and work with the aesthetic of the plant’s natural form.  We’ll cover the basics indoors and then venture out to the Nature Center yard to practice.  Dress for the outdoors. 

Fee:  $5/person, prepay by Wednesday, March 4. Register online at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity #16715 Read more about Pruning Shrubs in Your Rain Garden or Yard

Minneapolis Home + Garden Show

Browse through over a hundred vendors all under one roof at this year’s Home + Garden show. Check out the featured gardens designed by seven of Minnesota’s top landscapers and shop the Garden + Outdoor Market. Ask the experts and compare the latest in styles and techniques. All ages. 952.933.3850 Read more about Minneapolis Home + Garden Show

Winter Flower Show

When the cold and the snow get to be too much, head to Como Zoo Conservatory. Experience a living bouquet of brilliant, jewel-toned blossoms from Jan 18–March 31 to remind yourself that while spring is just around the corner, things can bloom even in the most unlikely of seasons. All ages. 651.487.8201 Read more about Winter Flower Show

Huge Remodeling Sale at GoodThings, GoodStyle, and GoodKids


Lots of merchandise from all departments will be marked down 50% - 70% and everything must go! We moved inventory from all of our stores for this crazy sale! Lots of gifts, seasonal, clothing, kids, and games on sale! Shop early for best selection!

Remodeling Sale will be at four locations only:

Downtown White Bear Lake

Grand Avenue, St. Paul
GoodThings Read more about Huge Remodeling Sale at GoodThings, GoodStyle, and GoodKids


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