Friday, December 8th, 2023 Church Directory

Master Gardeners to hold Annual Expo

(Editor’s Note: The following article was submitted by Minnesota Extension Office.)

Waite Park (8/30/23) - Come enjoy a day of garden education with the Sherburne County Master Gardeners! On September 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Naturalist and Author Stan Tekiela will provide the keynote presentation Wildflowers Color Our Lives.  Breakout topics for the remainder of the day including:

• Keeping the Joy in Gardening: A Doctor’s Advice for Safe, Comfortable Gardening by Americo Fraboni, MD

• The Apothecary Garden by Kristina Kjellberg, RN MSN, Avid Gardener & Practicing Nurse

• Gardening in the Anoka Sand Plain by Sue Hix & Renay Leone, Sherburne County Master Gardeners

• Backyard Birds: Welcomed Guests at Our Gardens & Feeders by Stan Tekiela

• The Need for Natives by Lucy Keefe, Assistant Farm Manager, Prairie Restorations, Inc.

• Beekeeping for Beginners by Gregg Hermerding, Avid Apiculturist

A silent auction and vendors will be available throughout the day. The cost includes lunch along with morning coffee, snacks, and take-home educational materials. Go green and bring your own water bottle! More information and registration at 

Residents of Stearns, Benton, Morrison, and Sherburne counties can direct questions to or call (320) 255-6169 x 1.