Upcoming Programs

2017 Horticulture Programs
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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 CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

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**  Peter Poli Humdinger Honey Works  Beekeeping
June 26  Tour  Scott Thompson, Thompson Strawberry Farm Growing Strawberries
July 24  Kenosha Matthew Collins, Director of Parks, Kenosha County  EAB in Petfiying Springs Park
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  Kenosha Jim Stute, Michael Fields Institute Sustainable Agriculture
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.