Chisago County Master Gardeners

Just about anyone who owns plants that flower knows the importance of bees and other native pollinators. They flit from flower to flower in search of nectar, pollinating as they go, which helps in the propagation of healthy plants. Without native pollinators, numerous plants — some of which are food sources for much of America […]

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Bob Ehlert, of Harris, who is known to many in the county because of his involvement with the University of Minnesota Extension as a Chisago County Master Gardener, has been declared officially dead by the U.S. government. Ehlert was last seen more than a year ago in Panama. According to a story the Post Review […]

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Master Gardeners offer education on various aspects of gardening Nearly every week, there’s a column in the Post Review written by one of the Chisago County Master Gardeners. Those columns cover a variety of topics: Japanese beetles, how to manage certain types of weeds and the benefits of composting with leaves are just a few […]

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By Donna Tatting— The Chisago County Master Gardeners held their 15th Annual Spring Gardening Bonanza March 16 at the North Branch Area Senior High School.  We had a great turnout with over 150 people in attendance to take advantage of the 12 classes and listen to this year’s keynote speaker, Stan Tiekela, an author, naturalist […]

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On March 5, master gardener Julie Bjorklund will be presenting a class on growing herbs.  The class will be held at the North Branch Senior Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. and the cost is $5 per person.  Those who would like to attend can call Sue Humble at 651-277-0151 to register or for more information. […]

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