2017 Horticulture Programs
Urban Forestry Workshop: Tree Pruning – A one-day workshop that will show parks and tree professionals how to properly prune trees. Classroom instruction and hands-on activities. Come back in Fall 2018 for details.
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. (2017 Program has ended.)
Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association Educational Programs – 2017
Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association educational programs are free and open to the public. Programs typically start around 7:00 p.m.
|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)
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.