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County Horticulture Educator

  • Using Your Garden's Bounty Safely This Fall
    If you are lucky enough to have a surplus of produce this fall, you might think about donating it to a food shelf, church or other hunger-relief organization. Remember some basic food safety considerations when you are donating produce to others.
  • Plant Bulbs in Fall for Colorful Spring Blooms
    Fall bulb planting is an easy way to jump-start the spring gardening season, and the best time to plant bulbs is mid-September to mid-October, so bulbs can establish roots before the soil freezes.
  • September Gardening Tips
    With our first frost, and the red winged blackbirds gathering to fly south, Autumn has officially arrived in our neck of the woods. It is the ideal time to get out in your garden and plant, divide and get ready for the winter to come. Here are a few tips for garden chores this month.

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U of M Extension
Douglas County

720 Fillmore Ste B090
Alexandria MN 56308-1763

(320) 762-3890 (phone)
(320) 762-3871 (fax)