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Helping our community grow healthy plants in eco-friendly ways

Mission Statement

Ramsey County Master Gardener volunteers share research-based, eco-friendly gardening practices to enhance quality of life and environmental health for Ramsey County residents.

This program is a partnership with the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program and Ramsey County Department of Environmental Health.


Join Ramsey County Master Gardner Program

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for the RCMG? Do you want to enhance your gardening skills and contribute to your community? This is the perfect opportunity to join the program and the thrilling world of master gardener volunteering!

Upcoming Events

  • Food Saving
    Food Saving
    Thu, Jul 25
    Virtual Event using Zoom
    Jul 25, 2024, 6:30 PM CDT
    Virtual Event using Zoom
    Learn how to save, store, and preserve seasonal fruits and vegetables to enjoy the best flavors and highest nutrition for as long as possible. This class introduces the many different methods of food preservation.
  • Downtown St. Paul Farmers Market 2024 - Saturdays 7am-12pm
    Downtown St. Paul Farmers Market 2024 - Saturdays 7am-12pm
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 27
    Saint Paul Farmers Market
    Jul 27, 2024, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Saint Paul Farmers Market, 290 5th St E, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    Let's Talk Plants! Master Gardeners will be at the Downtown St. Paul Farmers Market from late May until early October to answer garden questions, talk about new gardening best practices, and hear your gardening stories. We hope you stop by!
  • Garden Tours: Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens
    Garden Tours: Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens
    Sun, Jul 28
    Maplewood Extension Office
    Jul 28, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    Maplewood Extension Office, 2020 White Bear Ave, Maplewood, MN 55109, USA
    Come visit our Demonstration Gardens in Maplewood. Get tours of our themed gardens: raised beds & container gardens, native pollinator & monarch way station, a rain garden, vegetable, herb & square-foot garden, and plant research beds. Located at one of Ramsey County's historic buildings.

“Don’t judge each day
by the harvest you reap,
but by seeds that you plant”

Robert Louis Stevenson

Ramsey County Master Gardener Volunteer Program


2020 White Bear Ave. Maplewood MN 55109

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