Grow with Us Plant Sale!
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Get all of your garden needs and help support DFL48! This year, we’re offering you plant cards at both Gerten’s Greenhouses and Garden Center in Inver Grove Heights and Wagner’s Greenhouse in Minneapolis and Bloomington.
Want a fresh look for your containers?
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2015 UPDATE: Holasek Greenhouses is now out of business. We have no information on how to receive refunds. Please contact the organization you purchased your certificates from for further information.
Once you’ve purchased your certificates, do you need ideas on what to plant in the containers in your yard, on your deck and doorstep? We’ve got you covered.
We’re offering a free demonstration with a master gardener. We’re still working out the details. Here’s the preliminary information:
What: Plant Combinations for Containers
When: Saturday, May 10, 10:00 am
Our presenter is Shirley Mah Kooyman, a Hennepin County Master Gardener, botanist with a specialty in plant taxonomy (plant names and identification), award-winning teacher, plant information specialist, and Vice-President of the MN Native Plant Society.
In February, 2009, she received the Bruce Beresford Horticulture Educators Award from the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. She worked at the Minnesota Arboretum for 25 years and was their Adult Education Manager for two decades. Currently, she works as a Native Plant Specialist at Natural Shore Technologies, Inc. in Maple Plain.
She has lectured on numerous botanical and horticultural topics for the University of Minnesota’s Compleat Scholar program, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Master Gardener programs, Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden, local community education program, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. She has traveled widely around the world to study the area’s local flora and garden designs.
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