Welcome To The Garden Club of Ramsey County Website

The Garden Club of Ramsey County (GCRC), with a membership of approximately 150, is one of the largest affiliates of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS). Established in 1912 we are the oldest continuously operating garden club in Minnesota.

Open to all, GCRC serves the community by
  • sponsoring educational speakers at monthly meetings
  • maintaining public gardens
  • holding an annual plant sale
  • providing expert volunteers to tutor new gardeners
  • holding workshops
  • volunteering at MSHS sponsored events
Whether a resident of Ramsey County or not, an accomplished or a novice gardener, you are invited to join our community of gardeners today.


March 19, 2018 GCRC Monthly Meeting
6:30 p.m. Business Meeting

7:00 p.m. Refreshments and Conversation
7:25 p.m. Guest Speaker, Don Engebretson
Topic: Gardening for Birds, Bees and Butterflies



A nationally recognized authority on landscaping and garden design, Don speaks frequently at industry events across the United States and Canada. He has been a featured speaker at the Portland Home & Garden Show; Oklahoma City Home & Garden Show; Jacksonville Home & Garden Show; Houston House Beautiful Show; Perennial Plant Association Symposium; Calgary Horticultural Society Spring Show; Minneapolis Home & Garden Show; St. Louis Home & Garden Show; Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show; The Green Bay Botanical Center, and many other consumer, university extension and trade symposia across the US.

Don has published five books on gardening and landscaping. For over a decade he was a field editor and garden scout for Better Homes and Gardens and garden editor and columnist for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.  For four seasons he was the gardening expert on HGTV’s TIPical MaryEllen show and served as landscaping consultant and on-camera garden design expert for the PBS Television series HOMETIME.

His articles on gardening, landscape design, and the landscaping industry have appeared in many local, regional, and national magazines and newspapers, including Better Homes and Gardens, Midwest Living, Garden, Deck and Landscape, Northern Gardener and the Seattle Times. Don is a six-time winner of the Garden Writers Association Garden Globe Award for excellence in garden




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