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151-06-23-17-022017 Ext MG State Conference - Friday KEYNOTE AND SESSIONS ONLY (151-06-23-17-02)
2017 Extension Master Gardener State Conference
Our Plants, Our Planet, Our Volunteers

Friday - KEYNOTE AND SESSIONS ONLY (151-06-23-17-02)

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska

Friday, June 23 Sessions only:
- The conference officially launches with break out sessions at 1:30 with the plenary session at 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m in the MacMillan Auditorium.
- Breakout sessions begin at 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in MacMillan Auditorium A/C, MacMillan Auditorium B/D, Snyder Auditorium and Train the Trainer: "Lawns with Sam Bauer" Workshops at the Bee & Pollinator Center.
$30.00
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152-07-08-172017 Hennepin County MG Learning Garden Tour (152-07-08-17)

2017 Hennepin County MG Learning Garden Tour (152-07-08-17)
Saturday, July 8, 9 a.m.  - 4 p.m. rain or shine

Celebrating its 10th year, this year's Learning Garden Self-Guided Tour will feature eight gorgeous gardens in Southwest Minneapolis. To celebrate this special anniversary, the 2017 tour will include food trucks at some stops; a drawing to win a 1-hour Master Gardener consultation; and several fun, hands-on demos, including Home Hydroponics and Sauerkraut 101.

As always, visitors may explore the gardens at their leisure. Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate a variety of gardening techniques. Stop at the Garden Shed to shop for garden-themed art, birdhouses, mason bee houses and outdoor accessories. Don't miss the Book Nook where you'll find a wide variety of gardening books, including several by local authors. And be sure to see the raptors, courtesy of the Raptor Center, which will be visiting one of the gardens.  

Tickets: Advance tickets are $15 ($20 day of tour). Quantity discounts are available - 10 tickets for $125, 20 tickets for $250. Children under 12 get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. All proceeds help support the University of Minnesota Master Gardener Program - Hennepin County community programs. After you purchase your ticket, please visit http://hennepinmastergardeners.org/events/hcmg-learning-garden-tour for a list of the gardens. Please present your receipt at any location to begin your tour.

Admission includes: entry to all eight gardens, a booklet with garden descriptions, locations with driving instructions and on-site demonstration details.

$15.00
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152-08-02-172017 Schoolyard Gardens 101 with Hennepin Co Master Gardeners (152-08-02-17)

2017 Schoolyard Gardens 101 with Hennepin Co Master Gardeners (152-08-02-17)
Wednesday, August 2 AND Thursday, August 3, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Plant Growth Facility West, 1538 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul 55108

Build gardening skills, get Minnesota standards curricula, and plan an educational garden.

Join us for 2 days of education to help you start and maintain a school garden! Taught by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, this class is for groups of school teachers and staff who will tie garden learning to the classroom and possibly food to the cafeteria. Topics include: soil, composting, planting seeds and more - plus time to plan YOUR garden! This is a great course for every gardener-to-be, all grade levels, and existing or new school gardens. Gain continuing education hours while you connect to other schools and build your skill set for a fantastic garden.

Questions? Contact Terry at 612-596-2103 or hcmg@umn.edu

$25.00
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152-MGBGCK-16Ext MG Volunteer Background Check for Active MGs (152-MGBGCK-16)

Ext MG Volunteer Background Check for Active MGs (152-MGBGCK-16)
This item is for active Extension Master Gardener Volunteers ONLY. Within one week of ordering the background check, a link to complete the process on line will be sent to you via email. If you have questions please contact the Master Gardener state office at mgbgck@umn.edu or 612-624-4541.

NOTE: Even if you think you have a current background check (in the last 3 years) through the University of Minnesota, please indicate affiliation below, add item to basket, and complete order. We will verify status. Assume your background check is current unless you hear back from us.

NOTE: "Participant I.D." is not a required field when creating your profile - please leave blank.

$0.00
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152-MGPKG-15Ext MG Volunteer Transfer/Reinstatement Pkg (152-MGPKG-15)

This item is for Extension Master Gardener Volunteers who are transferring from another state or who are being reinstated into the program. The package includes: a background check, a name badge, Core Course materials and Volunteer Manual.

Transfer/Reinstatement package fee $100

$100.00
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151-08-09-17Ext MG Annual NORTHWEST Regional Gathering - Aug. 9 (151-08-09-17)

Extension Master Gardener Program - Annual NORTHWEST Regional Gathering (151-08-09-17)
Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 9:00am - 3:30pm 
University of Minnesota, Crookston Campus
2900 University Avenue, Crookston, MN


The State Advisory board (SAB) of the Master Gardener program is holding annual gatherings across Minnesota to connect with volunteers, to seek feedback on the program, to offer specialized training, and to create networking and learning opportunities for Master Gardeners.

This year's gathering includes the one-hour class The Benefits of Native Grasses to Butterflies and Moths presented by Mary Meyer and Diane Narem; and the train-the-trainer workshop Flowers for Pollinators presented by Extension Educators from the Consumer Horticulture Team.
CEU: 6 hours

Deadline to register: Wednesday, August 2
Contact: Jackie Froemming at froem022@umn.edu

$15.00
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151-09-14-17Ext MG Annual SOUTHWEST Regional Gathering - Sept 14 (151-09-14-17)

Extension Master Gardener Program - Annual SOUTHWEST Regional Gathering (151-09-14-17)
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00am - 3:30pm 
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center
12718 10th Street NE, Spicer, MN


The State Advisory board (SAB) of the Master Gardener program is holding annual gatherings across Minnesota to connect with volunteers, to seek feedback on the program, to offer specialized training, and to create networking and learning opportunities for Master Gardeners.

This year's gathering includes the one-hour class The Benefits of Native Grasses to Butterflies and Moths presented by Mary Meyer and Diane Narem; and the train-the-trainer workshop Flowers for Pollinators presented by Extension Educators from the Consumer Horticulture Team.
CEU: 6 hours

Deadline to register: Thursday, September 7
Contact: Jackie Froemming at froem022@umn.edu

$15.00
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151-10-19-17Ext MG Annual NORTHEAST Regional Gathering - Oct 19 (151-10-19-17)

Extension Master Gardener Program - Annual NORTHEAST Regional Gathering (151-10-19-17)
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 9:00am - 3:30pm 
Timberlake Lodge and Hotel
144 SE 17th Street, Grand Rapids, MN

The State Advisory board (SAB) of the Master Gardener program is holding annual gatherings across Minnesota to connect with volunteers, to seek feedback on the program, to offer specialized training, and to create networking and learning opportunities for Master Gardeners.

This year's gathering includes the one-hour class The Benefits of Native Grasses to Butterflies and Moths presented by Mary Meyer and Diane Narem; and the train-the-trainer workshop Flowers for Pollinators presented by Extension Educators from the Consumer Horticulture Team.
CEU: 6 hours

Deadline to register: Thursday, October 12
Contact: Jackie Froemming at froem022@umn.edu

$15.00
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151-11-04-17Ext MG Annual SOUTHEAST Regional Gathering - Nov 4 (151-11-04-17)

Extension Master Gardener Program - Annual SOUTHEAST Regional Gathering (151-11-04-17)
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9:00am - 3:30pm 
Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC)
35838 120th Street, Waseca, MN

The State Advisory board (SAB) of the Master Gardener program is holding annual gatherings across Minnesota to connect with volunteers, to seek feedback on the program, to offer specialized training, and to create networking and learning opportunities for Master Gardeners.

This year's gathering includes the one-hour class The Benefits of Native Grasses to Butterflies and Moths presented by Mary Meyer and Diane Narem; and the train-the-trainer workshop Flowers for Pollinators presented by Extension Educators from the Consumer Horticulture Team.
CEU: 6 hours

Deadline to register: Saturday, October 28
Contact: Jackie Froemming at froem022@umn.edu

$15.00
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151-08-19-17MG Ext Advanced Plant Diagnostic Workshop (151-08-19-17)

MG Ext Advanced Plant Diagnostic Workshop (151-08-19-17)
Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota


A hands on workshop to train Master Gardeners to diagnose plant injury from insect pests, plant disease, and other problems. Participants will practice diagnostic skills working with real plant samples of common pest problems. These workshops will build off of the basics that were learned in core course.
Limit 40, Price $30, includes lunch

NOTE: This workshop is for Master Gardeners that volunteer in diagnostic activities, such as diagnostic clinics, Q & A booths, Ask a Master Gardener, the Arboretum call line, or other general inquiries from the public and are interested in improving their plant diagnostic skills. 

All Master Gardeners attending the workshop are expected to review the online core course Diagnostics class before the workshop as a refresher.

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