December 2019 MG Newsletter

The Christmas cactus is native to the rain forests of Brazil where they grow among tree branches. The holiday cactus can be the longest-lived, giving a greater bounty of flowers with each successive year. 2019 MG December Newsletter

Master Gardener Class Offered

November 2019 MG Newsletter

A huge thank you to all the Master Gardener Volunteers for their work and support of the Wood County Master Gardener Volunteer Association. 2019 MG November Newsletter

November General Meeting

The Gardens of England and Wales

Presented by MGVs Barb Herreid, Chris Griffith, and Micky Erickson for our next monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 19, the tour starts at 6:30pm in the Fine Arts Room at McMillan Memorial Library, 490 E Grand Ave, Wisconsin Rapids. The presentation will be followed by a short business meeting. The public is always invited to our monthly meetings. Hope to see you there!

October 2019 MG Newsletter

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

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 2049. 2019 MG September Newsletter

Fall Garden Seminar

Wood County Master Gardeners Fall Sale

2019 Fall Sale Verticle  copy

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.