Green County MGA

Green County Master Gardeners Association, Wisconsin

Wild Cucumber

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In late summer, you may notice trees or shrubs covered with crowns of white flowers that are not part of the woody plant blooming. Look closely and you’ll notice the leaves and individual flowers look just like that of cucumber–this is wild cucumber. Wild cucumber is a vining annual in the cucumber or gourd family […]

“Take A Garden Walk”

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In coordination with the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and the Monroe Clinic/SSM Health, the Green County Master Gardeners invite you to join them on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 from 10:00am-4:00pm to “Take A Garden Walk”.  Six Garden Locations are being featured starting at address 2523-7th Street, Monroe, WI. A minimum donation of $10.00 per adult […]

2017 Green County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

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Plan to attend the 2017 Green County Master Gardeners Plant Sale on Saturday, May 13th, from 9:00AM-11:00AM at the Auditorium of the Government Services Building, Pleasant View Complex, N3150 Hwy 81, Monroe. UW-Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to help you select plants to fit your gardening needs. The plant sale is an […]

Testing Your Soil

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Testing Your Soil by MGV Ann Marie Ott   Before adding fertilizer to your garden shopping list, consider collecting a soil sample and sending it to the University of Wisconsin soil testing laboratory for analysis to determine your fertilizer needs.  As the University’s website indicates, many publications offer general recommendations for fertilization of lawns, plants […]

Got Seeds?

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Got Seeds? by MGV Ann Marie Ott How can one resist the bright, big and beautiful blooms displayed in the seed catalogues? Each year, I succumb to temptation and order the seeds for the giant pumpkins, tomatoes for every purpose and family member’s preference, along with at least five new bean varieties.  And each spring, […]