The University of Minnesota Extension Service will be hosting the third annual Gardening from the Ground Up Webinar series. This free virtual webinar series will cover a very wide variety of topics from plant health, insects, and soil nutrients that would be useful for gardeners and homeowners with a yard. The webinars will be held on February 20-25, 2022 from 1:00-2:30 om each afternoon. You can pre-register at: z.umn.edu/GardenUp which is required to receive the webinar link.

The topics that will be covered each day include: How environmental factors affect nutrient management, Building a resilient garden, How to not kill your tree, and finally App free insect Identification. Local extension Educators from a number of counties will be helping with the webinar series including Claire LaCanne at the Rice and Steele County Extension office. After the series recordings will be sent to all those that registered. If you would like more information contact Claire LaCanne at: lacanne@umn.edu or 507-330-0447.

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