Green County MGA

Green County Master Gardeners Association, Wisconsin

Gardening With A Purpose Event


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 […]

Definitions Applying To Seeds


Definitions Applying To Seeds by Mary Nelson, Master Gardener Pelleted seed – Pelleting improves the shape, size, and uniformity or raw seeds for more accurate sowing by hand and precision-sowing by machine. The pellets are made of inert materials which dissolve as they absorb moisture, allowing immediate access to oxygen for fast, uniform seedling emergence. Pellets […]

Growing Grapes for Winemaking


Growing Grapes for Winemaking by MGV Ann Marie Otto The Wisconsin Winery Association claims that the American wine industry was born in the rich soil of the Badger State.  Agoston Haraszthy, a Hungarian immigrant planted a vineyard and established the first winery in the 1840s on the estate that is now the Wollersheim Winery near […]

Plant Propagation References


Plant Propagation References  by MGV Ann Marie Ott While the wait for warmer weather continues and a chance to get outdoors to prepare your outdoor garden spaces is delayed, you may want to visit the public library and select some books to increase your knowledge about plant propagation.  Here’s a summary of two volumes that […]

Selecting Seeds


Selecting Seeds, by MGV Ann Marie Ott As you peruse garden catalogs and seed packets in the stores, you will notice a number of seed terms that are important to consider as you make selections for your garden. Each type of seed presents potential benefits for the home gardener and plant attributes to consider, prior […]