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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

Yard and garden

The best plants and gardening practices for Minnesota gardeners, homeowners and hobbyists to grow healthy lawns, landscapes and gardens.

Find plants

Flowers

Annuals, perennials and native flowers for northern gardens

Fruit

How to grow fruits in a northern climate

Houseplants

Light requirements, pests and diseases, forcing bulbs, fertilizing

Trees and shrubs

Selecting, planting, watering, trimming, pruning, fertilizing, disease and insect pests

Vegetables

Planting and growing everything from asparagus to zucchini

Native plants

Learn how to grow native grasses and pollinator habitat.

Lawns and landscapes

Landscape design

Plant selection, maintenance, environmental benefits, bee lawns, special projects

Lawn care

Planting, growing, fertilizing, watering, dethatching, repairing

Flowers for pollinators

Learn how to grow bee lawns and pollinator friendly plants.

For professionals

Resources and information for pesticide applicators and people working in lawn care, landscaping and nursery and greenhouse management

Water Wisely

Practicing water conservation when watering lawns, gardens, trees and shrubs.

Find plants

Trees and shrubs, native grasses and flowers

Master Gardeners

Ask a Master Gardener

Master Gardeners will answer your yard and garden questions by email, in person or over the phone.

About Master Gardeners

Master Gardener volunteers promote healthy landscapes, healthy people and a healthy planet.

Become a Master Gardener volunteer

Find out how to apply to be a Master Gardener and register for the core course.

Events

Find the latest garden tours, landscaping seminars and other fun and educational activities to ignite your love of gardening this season.

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