Category Archives: Educational
The ABCs of Dividing and Transplanting Rhubarb Plants
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
Garden Walk 2019
Our Garden Walk provides the major funding for the work that we do…education about horticulture for adults and children and beautification of many public properties around Wood County. Come and enjoy a beautiful day!
Tickets are available from any WCMG volunteer or at the vendors listed on the poster. They will also be available at each featured garden the day of the walk. Locations will be published later.
Lester Library of Rome Evening Garden Seminars
Wood County Master Gardener Volunteers are partnering with the Lester Library in the town of Rome to present gardening seminars on a variety of topics every 3rd Tuesday of the month through October 2019. Presentations start at 6 and go until 7:30. The library is located at 1157 Rome Center Dr, Nekoosa, Wi 54467
Spring 2019 Seminar
We’ve Started Something New!
We are now partnering with Mid-State Technical College to present our biannual seminar. The college will be handling the registration and payment, while WCMGV handle the education and the yummy treats for refreshments!
Our Spring Seminar is announced for Saturday, April 6 in Wisconsin Rapids. Hope to see you there.
Important Announcement about Invasive Species with Holiday evergreens
Please review the following bulletin from Wisconsin Department of Agriculture related to proper disposal of evergreen products purchased at Big Box stores this holiday season.
Tickets Available for Garden Walk
Tickets for the 19th annual WCMGVA Garden Walk are now available from any Master Gardener Volunteer and vendors listed on the poster. They will also be available at each featured garden the day of the walk.
Six beautiful gardens will be featured, all in Wisconsin Rapids. Addresses of the gardens are:
3731 7th Street S
3720 Cliff Street
1341 Airport Ave
409 Pepper Ave
540 3rd Street S ( South Wood County Historical Museum)
840 1st Street N ( Le Chateau B&B)
In addition, Art in the Garden Boutique will offer gently used gardening items, magazines, and book for sale as well as NEW garden art objects. Three handmade items will be raffled. Musicians in select gardens will provide special music. Local artists will have their talents on display and for sale, including photography, paintings, porcelain painting, painted deer skulls/antlers, jewelry, local maple syrup, and local honey and honey/beeswax products. Master Gardener Volunteers will be present to answer your gardening questions.