Retail Construction Services, Inc. is dedicated to giving back.

We give back not only to those in need within our community, but also the future generations of this wonderful community. What started out as a great idea has grown exponentially and has become an amazing reality. Here at the RCS Giving Garden, school groups, master gardeners, corporate volunteers, and our own employees work together for the common good of teaching children the art of gardening and the importance of healthy eating. Click Here for Full Story.

Retail Construction Services, Inc.
11343 39th Street N.
Lake Elmo, MN 55042

From HWY 36 - go south on Lake Elmo Ave, turn left onto 39th Street, garden is at corner of 39th and Laverne.
From HWY 5- going west from Stillwater take right onto Laverne (near Fury dealership) garden is on the right at corner of Laverne and 39th street.

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SPIN Kids Return!

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Victoria and I enjoyed all the helpful hands offered by the SPIN kids on Friday!  We buzzed through the garden like bees and harvested raspberries and lots of vegetables.  We had many root veggies like carrots, turnips, beets and rutabaga to wash, and the cold water felt wonderful!  Many of us chose to sample a freshly plucked carrot and thought the taste was better than those we eat from the store!  

Pest Hunting!
Soapy water and a container
Pest-hunting was high on the list for some in this group!  Thanks for helping to remove those pesky Japanese Beetles that are loving our soybean and raspberry crops!  
Some of us thought we would spice up the taste of our watermelon treat, too.  Basil on watermelon isn't too bad at all!

- Contributed by Master Gardener Kathy Luoma