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MSU Extension Master Gardeners offer tips on selecting nursery stock at the August 27, 2011 Gallatin Valley Farmers Market

August 24, 2011 -- MSU News Service

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The MSU Extension/Gallatin County Master Gardener booth at the fairgrounds will present advice and techniques on how to select healthy, vigorous nursery plant stock. There will be a discussion on the types of plant stock available, detailing distribution as well as what to look for to determine vigor and vitality. Area Master Gardeners will be available to answer horticulture questions as well. There will be hands-on activities for adults and kids, along with take home information and useful tips.

If you would like to learn more about the Montana Master Gardener Program please visit: www.msuextension.org and follow the Yard & Garden link on the left menu to Master Gardener Program.

If you have any questions about the Master Gardener program, contact the Master Gardener Coordinator, Toby Day, MSU Extension Horticulture Specialist at toby.day@montana.edu or call 994-6523.

Toby Day (406) 994-6523 or toby.day@montana.edu