October 2019 MG Newsletter

Marigold or Calendula is the flower associated with October. 2019 MG October Newsletter

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HEMP informational Program

Matt Lippert, UW Madison Extension Ag Agent, presented this program to MG Volunteers at the August meeting. Wisconsin Rapids Community Media will broadcast this program on Monday, September 16, 2019, on Solarus Channel 3 or Spectrum Channel 985. The program will also be uploaded to YouTube.

September 2019 MG Newsletter

Friday the 13th Full Moon is a rare event you will not see again until 2019. 2019 MG September Newsletter

Fall Garden Seminar

Wood County Master Gardeners Fall Sale

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SUPER STAR

  • I also want to bring your attention to the SUPER STAR training scheduled for 3 spots across the state.  This program is in lieu of a single, large WIMGA conference and will emphasize volunteer skills development.  Download the registration form at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n007YmcxtXdwTP36MngGvLqRyeqC1Z1W/view?usp=sharing.
    • Dates and locations include:
      • Thursday, September 12 – Marathon County Extension Office
        212 River Drive, Suite 3, Wausau
      • Saturday, September 14 – UW-Madison Horticulture Building
        1575 Linden Drive, Madison
      • Friday September 20 – Eau Claire County Extension Office
        227 1st Street West, Altoona

Please register by September 5, using form available through the link.
Please include a check for $15 payable to WIMGA.

The ABCs of Dividing and Transplanting Rhubarb Plants

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The Growing Friends Community Garden on the corner of Hill and Spruce Street is having a workshop September 14th entitled “The ABCs of Dividing and Transplanting Rhubarb Plants”. This FREE workshop will begin at 10 am and will give instructions on how to correctly divide and transplant rhubarb plants during the fall season. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge learned during the class. In addition, the care of rhubarb plants both in traditional beds and containers will be covered. Handouts will be provided. Information provided by Karen Houdek

August 2019 MG Newsletter

A sunflower is not just one flower. Both the fuzzy brown center and the classic yellow petals are actually 1,000 – 2,000 individual flowers, held together on a single stalk. 2019 MG August Newsletter

July 2019 MG Newsletter

Today I found out South African earthworms can grow as large as 22 feet long, with the average length being about 6 feet long. 2019 MG July Newsletter

June 2019 MG Newsletter

Good News, according to Climate Depot, Glacier National Park Quietly Removes Its ‘Gone by 2020’ Signs As ‘Glaciers Appear to be Growing, not Melting in Recent Years’
2019 MG June Newsletter