U-of-M Extension running Spring Symposium March 1-5

U-of-M Extension running Spring Symposium March 1-5

February 23, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/23/21)

(Minnesota) — The University of Minnesota Extension will be thinking about warm temperatures and putting together a free, week-long gardening workshop seminar series from March 1-5, 2021. The Spring Symposium will have a session at 2pm each day with a 7pm session Monday-Thursday. 

Monday, March 1st will have “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Seed Starting” with Robin Trott at 2pm, with “Japanese Beetles: How Bad Are They, Really” with Annie Klodd at 7pm.

Webinars on Tuesday, March 2nd include “Commonly Encountered Landscape Tree Threats” with Gina Hugo at 2pm and “Cool Season Crops” with Natalie Hoidal at 7pm.

Wednesday, March 3rd features a pair of presenters featuring “Growing Greener: Tips of Sustainable Gardening” with Dr. Joe Storlien at 2pm. The 7pm session will have “Ornamental Plants for Your Home Garden” with Robin Trott.

On Thursday, March 4th will be “How to Plant and Build a Trellis for Raspberries” with presenter Annie Klodd beginning at 2pm and that will be followed by “Insect and Disease Management” with Natalie Hoidal at 7pm.

Friday, will wrap up the Spring Symposium with “Going ‘No-till’ with Your Garden” with Dr. Joe Storlein at 2pm to wrap up the week of informative webinars. 

Register online through the University of Minnesota Extension website for the Spring Symposium running March 1-5. For any questions or need assistance with registration, call the Stearns County Extension office at 320-255-6169.