2017 Green County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

2017 Green County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

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...
Testing Your Soil

Testing Your Soil

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...
Got Seeds?

Got Seeds?

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...
GCMGA Feb 26th Meeting Recap

GCMGA Feb 26th Meeting Recap

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...

Cannas- A Touch of Tropical

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...

Clean Air and Houseplants

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...