Save the date to join us at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
March 28 & 29, 2014 for Garden Expectations. Keynote Speaker
Dan Heims of Terra Nova Nurseries will kick off the events on
Friday evening, and there are a whole host of speakers and vendors
throughout the day on Saturday. For more information, visit
the link on this site
or visit our Facebook
page. Register now to get the special early bird rate!
On the first Saturday of each month (except July), join one of
our Master Gardener volunteers who will present topics related to
gardens and gardening. The presentation is held at the
Appleton Public Library from 10 - 11:30 a.m. There is no
Saturday, April 5: Companion Planting.
Plants not only benefit us, they can also benefit
each other. Learn what plants should and should not be
planted together. Plants can also be used to attract
beneficial insects or discourage harmful insects.
On the first Monday of each month, join one of our Master
Gardener volunteers who will share photographs of gardens and
nature from places ranging from Australia to Canada to
Europe! The travelogue is held at the Appleton Public Library
from 7 - 8 p.m. There is no charge.
Monday, April 7 - Romantic Gardens of
Master Gardener Tom Wentzel will take you on a tour of gardens
from the Provence region along the Mediterranean Sea to Paris.
See the formal gardens of the Philippe Rothschild Estate and
Versailles, to informal gardens in a vineyard and the home of
Claude Monet. This is a side of France that you may have
The Master Gardener program is an all-volunteer organization
sanctioned by Land Grant institutions in each state, and functions
as an extension of the college or university. In Wisconsin, the
program is sponsored by the University of
Wisconsin-Extension. The goal of the MG Program is to train
enthusiastic volunteers so they can, in turn, provide
research-based information on a wide variety of horticultural
topics to their communities. Find out how easy it is to
become a Master Gardener!
In addition to visiting our website, come join us on
Facebook. Enjoy photographs from recent events, and the
stories and photos posted by members. We also have
information about interesting websites, current events happening in
the world of gardening and gardeners, and tidbits gathered from a
variety of sources.
We're one of 52 chapters of the Wisconsin
Master Gardener Program. Master Gardeners Volunteers are
trained volunteers who assist staff at the University of
Wisconsin-Extension by helping the community understand
horticulture and its significance to the environment. Master
Gardener Volunteers are involved in a variety of community
activities, including youth and adult education projects.
Within our organization are experts on a wide-ranging variety of
topics; please contact us if you need a Speaker for your next