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Buntrock Commons is the student center at St. Olaf College, Northfield. From Interstate 35: Exit at Highway 19 and travel east about 6 miles to St. Olaf. Take a left at the entrance and follow the drive to the north edge of campus to the large parking lot in front of Buntrock Commons. From Highway 3: If coming from the south, proceed through Northfield and take a left at St. Olaf Avenue (just past the Amoco). Go about 1 mile to the campus, then follow the drive to the top of the hill. Buntrock is on your left.
A Magical Garden
2013 Rice County Horticulture Day
Rice County Extension Office 1900 Fairgrounds Drive #17 Faribault, MN 55021
Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by the University of Minnesota Extension. They serve the community by meeting requests from home gardeners for horticultural information. You can direct your gardening questions to your local master gardener by calling your county extension office. For Rice County, call (507) 332-6109, (507) 645-9576 or (507) 744-5185 or visit our website at www.extension.umn.edu/county/rice or on Facebook at Rice County Master Gardeners (U of MN).
Saturday, March 2
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Buntrock Commons, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Sponsored by: Rice County Master Gardeners
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Mail fee and form to: Rice County Extension Office 1900 Fairgrounds Dr., #17 Faribault, MN 55021
Garden Magic to Create that Enchanting Place You Dream Of...
8:30 a.m. Registration, coffee, refreshments
12:30 p.m. Success with Roses
Learn how to grow beautiful roses from one of the Midwest’s premier young rose breeders. David Zlesak teaches at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and breeds shrub roses and mini-roses adapted to northern climates.
Cost: $30 Includes lunch, handouts, door prizes and lots of fun! Phone: ________________ Email: ___________________________ City, Zip: _________________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________ Name: __________________________________________________ ___I am a Master Gardener in ____________________ County
Registration: Rice County Horticulture Day
9 a.m. Not Your Mother’s Peonies
Learn about the new peonies that work best in our area and how to care for them from Bruce Rohl of Aspelund Peony Gardens of Kenyon.
1:30 p.m. What’s New in Gardening
New varieties emerge yearly, but Mark Armstead watches the trends that define gardening. He has worked in horticulture for 25 years and is assistant retail manager and grower for Linder’s Garden Center. Join him for what’s new in plants and design.
Please make checks to RICE COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS
10 a.m. Fairy Gardening
Combine your love of gardening with a sense of fantasy to create miniature landscapes, either outside or in a container indoors. Anna Risen of Tonkadale Gardens has been creating fairy gardens for six years.
Door Prizes Vendors Silent Auction Approved for 5 educational credit hours
Register by February 22, 2013
11 a.m. Lunch
Enjoy a box lunch and visit with our vendors.