Events

Fall Community Education Class – September 29

Prairie Plant Stroll Join us for a stroll around the beautifully restored 46-acre Kennedy Community School prairie and pollinator rain garden! We will chat about seed saving, identifying the many Minnesota native plants, and answer…

Free Nitrate Testing for Private Wells – September 9

The Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) be will be co-hosting a FREE nitrate water-testing event September 9th from 2 pm to 7 pm.  Nitrates are the most common contaminant in Minnesota’s groundwater. …

Fall Community Education Class – September 22

Lake George Water Quality History and Improvements Are you interested in learning more about Lake George? From alum treatments to the “swan” pond, there are many interesting secrets the lake holds. Join us to learn…

Native Plants for Wet Ground

Do you have a ditch, shoreline or wetland on your property that you’d like to spruce up beyond cattails and swamp grass? Do you have an area of yard where the grass doesn’t grow because…

Native Plants for Sun & Sand

Do you have a hot garden spot that normally bakes and dries out with the summer sun? Are you tired of watering day after day to keep your garden healthy and growing? There is a…

Native Plants for Shade & Woodlands

Do you have a dark and damp corner of your property that you’d like to bring out of the shadows with blooms and bunchgrasses? Let’s go beyond hostas and the humbugs of traditional green foliage…

Native Plants for Small Spaces & Containers

Small spaces don’t need to limit your gardening possibilities! Do you have a limited garden area, patio, or containers and you want to add color, texture, and plants? Don’t overlook using native plants that can…

Spring Lawn Care

Once the snow melts, let’s get that lawn perked up and growing! You’ll learn when to dethatch, fertilize, seed, and treat those pesky weeds and more. You’ll also learn simple tips and techniques that can…

Backyard Habitat – Spring Edition

Plant it, build it, modify it and they will come….the birds, bees, and butterflies that is! You’ll learn about how to attract more pollinators and songbirds to your backyard by making simple and doable enhancements….

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