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The Dakota County Master Gardener Volunteers will once again host a spring expo "Let's Get Growing".  It will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the Rosemount Community Center.  

Friendly Master Gardeners ready to answer your toughest gardening questions can be found at Farmers Markets in Eagan and Apple Valley at 2023-24 winter markets.  A complete listing of dates, location and times can be found soon on our Event Calendar.

About Us

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!

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