NDSU Extension - Williams County


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Spring Fever - "Online" Garden Forums March 19 & 26, and April 2 & 9

When Mar 19, 2018 06:30 PM to
Apr 09, 2018 08:30 PM
Where Online only
Contact Name
Contact Phone 701-241-5707
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2018 Spring Fever Garden Forums

Join Us!

North Dakota State University is offering a series of forums to help you care for your yard and garden. A team of experts will share the latest information on timely topics in horticulture, including new trees, organic gardening, and invading pests.  Forums will be held over four consecutive Monday nights, from March 19 to April 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 CDT.

Registration is requested. Williams County residents may participate on your computer at home Online. Go to our website and register for online participation. We will send you a link to the forums. Registrants will be able to watch the live presentations on their computer. Questions can be typed in a Chat Box. A moderator in Fargo will ask your questions to the speaker. Handouts will be posted on our website by the Saturday preceding each session. All presentations will be posted on the Spring Fever website for future viewing.


Click here to register It takes one minute. Type in your email address carefully. We will send you the link to the forums and update you with handouts for each presentation every week.  Over the past few years, we have had hundreds of gardeners from all 53 counties of the state participate online at home. It's easy and convenient.

Archived Sessions

Don't worry if you miss a forum. All presentations are archived on our website along with all the presentations of past years.

Description of sessions:

Garden Forum Topics:

Black Currants: Once A Forbidden Fruit
Kathy Wiederholt, Fruit Project Manager

Starting Seeds Indoors
Todd Weinmann, Extension Horticulturist

Controlling Weeds Without Chemicals
Greta Gramig, Weed Specialist

What's New in the Display Gardens
Barb Laschkewitsch, Research Specialist

Horticulture as Therapy
Esther McGinnis, Extension Horticulturist

Growing Ornamental Grasses
Alan Zuk, Turf Specialist

Small Statured Ornamental Trees
Greg Morgenson, Tree Specialist

Elms for North Dakota
Joe Zeleznik, Extension Forester

Tough Trees for Tough Sites
Todd West, Woody Plant Introductions

Invasive Insects to Watch Out For
Jan Knodel, Extension Entomologist

Preventing Diseases in Your Yard
Jesse Ostrander, Plant Diagnostician

Research on High-Value Crops
Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, High-Value Crops

For more information, please contact Tom Kalb, Extension Horticulturist.

North Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a U.S. veteran. Direct inquiries to: Vice Provost for Faculty and Equity, Old Main 201, 701.231.7708 or Title IX/ADA Coordinator, Old Main 102, 701.231.6409. Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodation to participate in NDSU-sponsored programs and events. To request accommodations, please contact Tom Kalb at 701.221.6865 one week in advance of the event.



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