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Forum IV -- April 10, 2017

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Raised bedBuild Your Own Raised Garden Beds  

Steve Sagaser, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, Grand Forks County
Raised beds make gardening easier for everyone. We'll show you how to build sturdy, attractive planters. 

Supporting Materials:
PowerPoint summary and The Facts of Square Foot Gardening


Birch sunsetAdventures in Shade Gardens  

Esther McGinnis, Extension Horticulturist
Make your garden glow in the shade! Layer different textures, forms, colors and height to create a sanctuary from the summer heat.  

Supporting Materials:
List of plants.   

Monarch on flowerSmart Gardening for Butterflies  

Jan Knodel, Extension Entomologist
Learn how to identify and attract butterflies to your garden! The beautiful monarch butterfly will be used as an example. 

Supporting Materials:
PowerPoint summary and Butterfly Gardening in North Dakota


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