COVID-19 NOTICEAll in-person classes are canceled through Tuesday, June 30 however there are Online classes now available. (Read More about the impact of the pandemic on other Extension programs)

Ramsey County Master Gardeners attend educational seminars throughout the year, have access to the latest university-based research, and have personal interest in studying many aspects of gardening, from vegetables to pest control. Our goal is to bring this top-tier knowledge to Minnesota residents. 

The following classes are open to the public; registration is required. Join us to learn more about these popular gardening topics.  

Become a Pest Detective
Become a detective in your garden and learn how to prevent against, diagnose, and respond to problems in your yard and garden using Integrated Pest Management practices.

Herb Gardening
Get to know some of the herbs commonly used in cooking and learn how to harness those flavors year-round.

Home Composting
Learn the science behind and the benefits of home composting, including information on different composting methods, recommended compostable materials, and common uses of compost around the yard and garden.

Nature Heals
Learn the science of how time spent in nature helps to improve our physical and mental well-being.

  • 6/18/2020 – Ramsey County Library — ONLINE CLASS (Register online here)
  • 8/06/2020 – New Brighton Community Education (Online registration coming soon)

Spotting Problem Plants
Learn to identify and manage common invasive plants found in Minnesota yards and natural areas, and find out about new invaders on the horizon.


Want us to teach a class for your group or event?

 Ramsey County Master Gardeners are available to speak to garden clubs, at workplace lunch-and-learn seminars, or any other groups about a wide variety of horticulture and garden-related topics. Contact us for more information.