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Lakeville Area Garden Club
  of Minnesota   

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Join us for our monthly events

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Come join us the second Monday of each month for meetings with speakers during the months of January-April, September, and October. Our fully accessible speaker meetings are held in the lower level of the Lakeville Arts Center at 20965 Holyoke Avenue in Downtown Lakeville. Then join us for tours and other special events in May through August, and in November and December. Locations, dates, and times for special events may vary; please see each Event for specific details.




It's Summer Tour Time! 
July 8th- Monday Evening guided tours of Carleton College's Cowling Arboretum and the Jo-Ryo-En Japanese Gardens in Northfield
 August 12- Monday evening MEMBERS ONLY Pot luck dinner and tours of RaeAnn and Jim's, and Joanne and George's beautiful Lakeville gardens

Please see UpComing Events  for full details!

Upcoming Events


The club hosts monthly events for our members including guest speakers, garden tours in the summer and other community events. The meetings are typically on the second Monday of each month, and most are free to members.


Guests are welcome to attend an open event, and if they would like to continue attending meetings, membership is only $26 per year. See our MEMBERSHIP page for more information and to join! Guest pre-registration is required to help us with space planning /receive your Zoom meeting link --thank you!

LAGC 2024 Calendar of Monthly Activities, Events and Meeting Topic

***Please see Events for more information as details are formalized***

January 8th, 2024 Monthly Meeting with presentation by  Jennifer Resenbrink, Hennepin County Master Gardener and contributor to the Northern Gardener magazine, on "Good Looking Garden: Vegetables that Deserve a Place in Your Front Yard" 

  • Presentation, discussion and vote on annual budget proposal during the business meeting

  • Membership Renewal Drive concludes  on January 15th

February 12th, 2024 Monthly Meeting with presentation by Debbie Lonnee from Bailey's Nurseries, on "Hydrangeas of the North." Debbie's presentation will be by zoom but we will meet in person for fellowship and to  learn together!

  • Presentation by Programs team and vote on dates for summer tours

  • Plant Sale overview presented by Plant Sale team

March 11th, 2024 Monthly Meeting with a presentation by Madeline Wimmer, Fruit Crops Extension Educator for the University of Minnesota Extension services on "Growing Fruit in Small Spaces,"  and  presentation by Meghan Darley,  Natural Resource Specialist at Scott County, on "Scott County's Winter  Tree Sale; Fruit Trees Highlighted." 

April 8th, 2024  Monthly Meeting with presentation by Gigi Stafne, Director and Lead Instructor at Green Wisdom School of Natural and Botanical Medicine, on "Herbs for a Healthy Culinary and Medicinal Home Garden"

  • Presentation by Plant Sale Committee on upcoming Plant Sale

  • Presentation by Community Gardens Committee on upcoming Aronson's Memorial Gardens Planting and Spring Clean-up at the Lakeville Area Arts Center

  • Yellow Ribbon Women's Luncheon participation discussion

May 17-18th  LAGC's Annual Plant and Garden Extras Sale

May 18th-Yellow Ribbon Women's Luncheon participation


May 20nd Monday evening All-Membership Community Gardens Veteran's Memorial Gardens flower planting and Lakeville Arts Center Spring Flower Beds Clean-Up with boxed dinner and brief business meeting

  • Presentation by Programs Committee on upcoming Summer Tours

"How to Show" activity presented by the Flower Show Committee

May 23, 2024  All day Carpool Tour to Greenhouses and Nurseries in Scandia and Stillwater areas. 

June 15th, 2024  All day Saturday carpool tour to Explore the Arboretum: Includes Admission, 1-hour Guided Tram Tour, "Flower Pot Box lunch," Self-guided time to enjoy the Arboretum, and gift store discount

  • Ongoing Aronson Park Memorial Gardens and Lakeville Arts Center Landscape Maintenance

July 8, 2024  Monday Evening carpool Tour of Carleton College's Cowling Arboretum and Jo-Ryo-En Japanese Gardens

July 13th  8:00-4:00 LAGC Flower Show during the Lakeville Pan-O-Prog

  • Ongoing Aronson Park Memorial Gardens and Lakeville Arts Center Landscape  Maintenance

August  12th, 2024 Monday Evening Member's Pot Luck diner and Garden visits/tours. 

  • Ongoing Aronson Park Memorial Gardens and Lakeville Arts Center Landscape Maintenance

September 9th, 2024  Monthly Meeting with presentation by Dean Davis, Master Gardener on "Putting Your Garden to Bed"

  • Holiday Party Committee’s Presentation and vote by members present at the meeting

  • Ongoing Aronson Park Memorial Gardens and Lakeville Arts Landscape Center Maintenance

October 14th, 2024  Monthly Meeting with presentation by Tim Clemens, Minnesota Master Naturalist and Certified Wild Mushroom Expert on "Intro to Wild Mushrooms: Fascinated by Fungi but Don't Know Where to Start?"

  • Yellow Ribbon Veteran's Appreciation Dinner contribution 

  • Aronson Park Memorial Gardens and Lakeville Arts Center Fall clean up

November 11th, 2024  Presentation  and hands-on activity with Nancy Brooks,  Community Educator, on  "Using Herbs to Create Your Own Personal Care Products"

  • Team Leaders announced and  Volunteer opportunities shared

  • Minnesota Give to the Max Day Charitable Donations given

December 9th, 2024 Holiday Party for Members... stay tuned!


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