Memorial Day weekend: Saint Paul Public Library will be closed May 23 - 25.

Plot Development: Gardening Workshops at the Library

Date: Apr 14th, 2011

Experts from a wide variety of gardening "fields" (pun intended) are sharing their insights and know-how at Saint Paul Public Library on Wednesdays in March. All events are free.

At Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave., St. Paul, 651-642-0293, Elaine Evans from the University of Minnesota presents "Gardening for Bees" on March 2 at 6:30 p.m.

At Dayton's Bluff Library, 645 E. 7th St., St. Paul, 651-793-1699, Nadja Berneche from "Gardening Matters" an organization supporting community gardeners in the Twin Cities, presents "Community Gardening" on March 9 at 6:30 p.m.

At West 7th Library, 265 Oneida St., St. Paul, 651-298-5516, Susan Price, author of three books on Minnesota gardens, presents "Gardening: Just for the Health of It" on March 16 at 3 p.m.

At St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave, St. Paul, 651-642-0411, Julie Gilbertson, Board Member of Metro Blooms, presents "Rain Barrel Technology" on March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

At Riverview Library, 1 E. George St., St. Paul, 651-292-6626, Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener, discusses the "Top 10 Gardening and Landscaping Blunders and How to Avoid Them" on March 23 at 6:30 p.m.

At Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marshall Ave., St. Paul, Mike Heger, co-owner of Ambergate Gardens, presents "Growing Perennials in Cold Climates" on March 30 at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please call or visit

Contact: Mary Ann Berglund, 651-266-7400; or Barb Pierce, 651-695-3700