Green County MGA

Green County Master Gardeners Association, Wisconsin

GCMGA Feb 26th Meeting Recap

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The Green County Master Gardener Meeting held on Thursday, February 26th, included Jessica Swan, Orthopedic Therapist as our speaker.  Jessica spoke about “The Do’s & Don’t’s for Your Body During Gardening”.  Included in her discussions were tips for ergonomic gardening tools that fit your height and are comfortable to use. She also discussed proper ways […]

Cannas- A Touch of Tropical

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Cannas can add a touch of tropical to any garden with wide, green or variegated leaves and bright flowers in multiple shades of red, pink, orange and yellow. Canna is the only genus in the family of Cannaceae which can be propagated from seed, but most often are grown from rhizomes.  While those in southern climates can […]

Bird of Paradise

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Master Gardener, Betty Grotophorst, has a green thumb when it comes to growing the “Bird of Paradise”.  The iconic, stereotypical flower of the tropics, isn’t really a tropical plant at all, however, it has a very exotic bloom that looks great! The Bird of Paradise has a distinctive orange and midnight blue flower that resembles […]

Gardening With A Purpose Event

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The Green County Master Gardeners Association Presents: Garden Inspirations for All Seasons: Gardening with A Purpose Saturday, march 14, 2015 8:00 a.m – 3:30 p.m. Peppercorn Banquests – Ludlow Mansion, Monroe, WI 53566 Registration costs $35 per person before March 6 or $40 per person after March 6 DOWNLOAD BROCHURE – PDF Put your garden […]

Clean Air and Houseplants

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Clean Air and Houseplants  The winter season may find you spending a greater share of your time indoors and with that, the potential for greater exposure to indoor pollutants. Indoor pollution has become more common as a result of improvements in home insulation and energy conservation. Building materials and household furnishings made of synthetic fabrics […]