Experts recommend not using rain barrel water on edible plants. For more information on rain barrels, see this
UW-Extension Fact Sheet
With Tom Kasper and
WHERE: PBS Channel 8 (WDSE).
WHEN: May 2, 9, 16, 23 at 7 PM.
WHY: To learn about local gardening problems and solutions from live call in's.
Call Channel 8 during the show with your own questions for Tom and Bob.
Time: 4-6 p.m.
When: Thursday, June 20, 2013 (Rain date: June 27, 2013)
Where: Citizens Bank parking lot, 1612 Belknap St, Superior
(next to the Superior Public Library on Ogden & Belknap)
MSHS 8th District Awards
The Minnesota State Horticultural Society's 8th District is seeking nominations for two awards:
MSHS 8th District members receive the quarterly "SEEDS" newsletter. For more information on MSHS go to www.northerngardener.org.
WHERE: Rose Garden Parking Lot, London Road between 12th and 13th Ave SE.
WHEN: Saturday, May 25th, 8 AM Start till all plants are gone, come early for best selections.
WHY: Local garden clubs sell their personal plants to enable them to improve their Community Garden Sites. Bring your wagon, so you can take home some of these wonderful, healthy, northern grown plants. You will find a little of everything, from perennials, to annuals, to vegetable starts at garage sale prices.
Lake Superior Rose
Society Rose Fest
July 13, 2013,
11:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Leif Erickson Rose Garden
Fill your senses with a day of beautiful roses! Free and open to the public. Learn more about this exciting event >>>
"A Toast to Roses" 2013 Annual Rose Show. Public viewing from 12:00 noon - 3:30 pm at Valentini's restaurant, next to the Rose Garden.
The Lake Superior Rose Society members enjoy learning and sharing their knowledge of roses with each other and the public. To join or for more information click here or visit their website at www.lsrsduluth.org.
Annual Flower Show
July 25 & 26, 2013
The date for the Duluth Garden Flower Society's annual Flower Show has been confirmed for July 25th and 26th. The location will be the Radisson. Registration will begin Thursday the 25th, and continue Friday morning the 26th. The judging will be done Friday morning until noon and the Flower Show will be open to the public for viewing after that. Theme for the arrangement competition will be announced very soon.
Spring Luncheon 2013 A Success!
The DGFS and MSHS 8th District Spring Luncheon on May 11 was a wonderful day full of garden talks, prizes, and good food. Beautification Grants were awarded for seven worthy projects and scholarships were given out to five outstanding future horticulture students. Keynote speaker Melinda Myers presented "Garden Makeovers" with lots of helpful information and beautiful images to inspire. Melinda has a wealth of gardening tips, books, and videos at www.melindamyers.com.