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

May 2019 MG Newsletter

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over . . . it became a butterfly. 2019 May MG Newsletter

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.

 

Master Gardener Garden Walk Poster 2019

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

ROM Garden Seminars

April 2019 MG Newsletter

“April Come She Will” by Simon and Garfunke 2019 MG April Newsletter

March 2019 MG Newsletter

Ah spring! Let’s go and enjoy what many believe to be the best season of them all! 2019 MG March Newsletter