Garden expo set March 9 in Rosemount

The 14th annual Let’s Get Growing Spring Expo hosted by the University of Minnesota Master Gardeners of Dakota County will be 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Rosemount Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount.

Keynote speaker Lynn Steiner will share her expertise in using northern natives effectively in the home landscape, including plant selection and care.

Classes will be taught by Master Gardeners, horticulturalists and University of Minnesota educators covering the following topics: “Blueberries: Secret Super Fruits,” “Made in the Shade,” “Keys to a Sustainable Lawn,” “Sensory Gardens,” “Flower Power,” “Healthy Soils for Great Gardens,” “Welcome Wildlife,” and “Salad Bowl.”

Garden-related art and products will be for sale in the Garden Market Place.

Admission is $35, which includes keynote presentation, all classes and handouts, morning refreshments, silent auction, lunch and a chance to win door prizes.

Register by calling (651) 480-7700. For more information on the speakers and vendors, visit http://blog.lib.umn.edu/mgweb/dakota/.

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