Master Gardeners

Master Gardener LogoThe 2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes will be held every Wednesday, March 16 through June 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center (19600 75th Street, Bristol).

Racine/Kenosha Master Gardeners is no longer accepting applications for the 2016 class.

Please email to add your name to the list for the 2017 class.

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program


Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association

The mission of the Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association (RKMGA) is to educate, beautify, and preserve the community through trained Master Gardener Volunteers. We have about 200 members and more than 30 projects throughout Racine and Kenosha counties. Our diverse range of volunteer opportunities includes staffing a plant help line, creating and maintaining demonstration gardens, working with youth, teaching horticultural skills to adults with disabilities, and sharing information at special events. The Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association is part of the Wisconsin Master Gardener Association.

Are you looking for a Master Gardener to give a presentation to your group?


Master Gardener Program and Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association


Frequently Asked Questions


Forms for Master Gardener Volunteers


Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Educational Programs

Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Educational Programs are free and open to the public.

Business meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.
Educational programs typically start at 7:15 p.m.

Date Location Speaker Topic
Feb 15 Kenosha** Project Coordinators RKMGA Project Showcase
March 21 Racine* Lisa Stark, MGV and Faculty, Mount Mary University Putting Health on the Shelf
April 25 Kenosha** Margie Hannes & Kris Pfeiffer, MGVs Rain Gardens
May 23 Tour Quinn Pigott, Aqua Terra Farms Aquaponics
June 27 Racine* Patti Nagai, Retired Horticulture Educator Growing Tomatoes
July 25 Tour Gateway Technical College – Kenosha Horticulture Center
Aug 22 Kenosha TBA
Sept 26 Racine* Jennifer Happ, Riverfront Therapeutic Gardening
Oct 24 Kenosha** TBA
Nov 14 Racine* TBA
Dec 12 Kenosha** Holiday Potluck, Graduation, Awards

*Racine County Location:
Gateway SCJ iMET Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd, Sturtevant (Highway H, between Highways 11 and 20)

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

Please check back for information on the speakers and topics.