Friendly Master Gardeners ready to answer your toughest gardening questions can be found at Farmers Markets in Lakeville, Farmington, Eagan, Burnsville, and Apple Valley. Look for our table at both summer and winter area markets. A complete listing of dates, location and times can be found on our Event Calendar.
The mission of the Dakota County Extension Master Gardener program is to educate and assist the public by answering questions and solving problems about horticulture and related environmental topics. There are more than 130 Dakota County residents who are University of Minnesota Extension-trained and volunteer thousands of hours each year.
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Don’t miss out on the Garden Buzz, the Dakota County Master Gardener’s monthly newsletter bringing you interesting, timely, research-based information on best practices in consumer gardening and caring for the environment.
Monthly gardening tasks
Master Gardener events
Plant diseases, insects or other garden problems
Tips to enhance your garden and the environment;
Ideas for sharing the joy of gardening with the children in your lives
Recipes, gardening books and much more!