News Release

Horticulture Workshops take Flight in January

By Cassandra Morthera on
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Starting on January 8, 2019, the Horticulture department from the University of Minnesota Crookston will be hosting a series of workshops starting with “The Basics of Winter Bird Feeding.” These workshops will take place in the East Grand Forks Library from 6 – 7 p.m. The workshops are free. However, seating is limited, so arrive early to ensure a place.Horticulture Poster

During the first workshop, focused on bird feeding, attendees will have the opportunity to make and take their own bird feeders. Every following Tuesday in January will focus on a different topic. The session on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, will focus on “Garden Design 101. The topic for Tuesday, January 22, will be “Tablescaping,” and finally Tuesday, January 29 will feature “Vegetable Garden Planning & Starting Seeds.”

About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses that comprise the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs and 25 minors on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online. These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree. Visit

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The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota.


Cassandra Morthera

University Relations