Upcoming Programs

2017 Horticulture Programs


March 11 – Spring into Gardening –  a one-day event featuring presentations by area horticulture professionals.  Held annually on the second Saturday of March.  Location:  Westosha Central High School, Paddock Lake.

Registration is $40 (before 2/24) and $45 (after 2/24) per person and includes lunch. Please fill out the form in the brochure, print and drop off with payment at the Kenosha County UW-Extension Office. You may pay online following the registration link or send a check payable to “UW-Extension” at 19600 75th Street, Suite #2, Bristol, WI 53104.

To register online, click here. If paying online, please remember your total amount ($40 if before 2/24) as you will have to manually enter it on the payment site. A processing fee will be charged. 

Click here for a copy of the brochure.

March 21, 6 – 7 pm. –  Houseplants & Their Care – a presentation about caring for houseplants featuring the Master Gardener project that cares for the interior plants at the Racine Public Library.   Location:  Racine Public Library,  75 7th St, Racine.   Registration not necessary.


Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association Educational Programs – 2017

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Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association educational programs are free and open to the public. Programs typically start around 7:00 p.m.

Date Location Speaker Topic
Jan. 23 Kenosha**  Stewart Dempsey, Walnut Hill  Garden Art
Feb. 20 Kenosha** Master Gardener Project Fair Project Fair
Mar. 27 Kenosha**  Gale Borger, Gerry’s Gardens  Succulents
Apr. 24 Kenosha**  Mariette Nowak Birdscaping in the Midwest
May 22 Kenosha**
June 26  Tour  Scott Thompson, Thompson Strawberry Farm Growing Strawberries
July 24
Aug. 28  Tour  Ron & Lisa Stark, Hoyer Homestead,  CSA  Community Supported Agriculture
Sept. 25  Kenosha**  Kelsay Shaw, Possibility Place Nursery  Site Selection for Trees & Shrubs
Oct. 23  Kenosha** Dale Sievert  Moss Gardening
Nov. 13
Dec 18 Kenosha** RKMGA  Holiday Potluck

*Racine County Location: TBD

**Kenosha County Location:
Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St, Bristol (NE corner of Highways 45 & 50)


Commercial Horticulture

Landscape Grounds Maintenance Short Course – designed for green industry professionals.  Meets on Wednesday mornings in February at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  Contact the Kenosha County UWEX office at 262-857-1945 for additional information.