Category Archives: Announcements

Press releases, info and activities that both members and general public might want to know


2017 Fall Seminar

2017 Maple Fall Fest Plant Sale

WCMGV at Marshfield Farmer’s Market

Come and ask gardening questions to Wood County Master Gardeners at Marshfield Farmer’s Market at Pick N Save 8-11 am on Tuesdays. Look for the booth “Ask a Wood County Master Gardener.”

2017 Garden Walk

Tickets are available from any Master Gardener Volunteer, the vendors listed here, or at any participating garden on the day of the Walk.Master Gardener Garden Walk Poster1

Composting Class

Composting 2017-06 (Jun)

Spring Seminar 2017


Marshfield Fall Plant Sale

Join in the fall fun and visit our Fall Plant Sale.  Nursery grown perennials and field tested transplants from our own MG volunteers will be for sale along with dried florals and homemade scarecrows for your fall decor. Master Gardener volunteers on site to answer your gardening questions.

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20th Anniversary Recipe Book!!!


Wood County Master Gardener 20th Anniversary recipe book is available now! This collection of over 500 recipes, tried and true favorites of WCMG Volunteers, will be a great addition to your cookbook collection or a wonderful gift.  Its loose leaf design allows you to add your own recipes and has sections on herbs and spices; cooking, baking, and microwaving tips; colorful section dividers on durable stock;  and a special section on gardening tips and timetable especially for Central Wisconsin.

You can purchase a book at the UW-Extension office at the Wood County Courthouse or at Master Gardener events throughout this summer.   Quantities are limited! Reserve your copy by mailing your check and order form to the address on the this link:

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WCMGVA Documentary Wins Award

On March 9, 2015 Wisconsin Community Media announced the winners of its ” Best of the Midwest Video Fest Awards’ and we are pleased to announce that a feature on the WCMGVA, produced by Breanna Speth of Marshfield Community Television, was one of 71 Merit Award winners.  The program featured an in-depth portrait of our organization detailing information on our training, educational focus, and service projects and included interviews with members and photos of projects.

“This is our third year as a Midwest regional video fest and we are continuing to grow. This year we received over 200 entries from 34 media centers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, and North Dakota,”said Mary Cardona, executive director of Wisconsin Community Media. The awards were created to showcase great local programming and to provide feedback to producers from professionals in the field.
Congratulations to Breanna and all those involved in the program. Award winners will be honored at the Best of the Midwest Video Fest Banquet and Show in Milwaukee on April 30th.

Click here to view the documentary.