Upcoming Programs

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

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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.