Upcoming Programs

2017 Horticulture Programs

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

Lawn Chair Learning – A series of horticultural programs at various Master Gardener project sites.  Bring a lawn chair, sit back, and learn about an aspect of horticulture displayed at the project.  No cost.  No registration required.  Six Tuesday evenings, 6-7 pm, May 23 – June 27.  (Outdoor programs.)  Schedule is as follows:

May 23, Graham Public Library in Union Grove – Landscape Spring Clean-Up

May 30, Kemper Center, Kenosha – Arboretum Trees

June 6, DeKoven Center, Racine – Perennial Plant Maintenance

June 13, Somers Rain Garden, Somers Town Hall – Rain Gardens

June 20, The Teaching Garden, Racine – Tomato Supports

June 27, Kenosha County Center AAS Display & Demonstration Garden, Bristol – Foodscaping


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.