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Plants Plus: Cover Crops for the Garden

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics to help you increase your knowledge so you can better answer homeowner questions. To get 2 hours of continuing education credit for watching the video presentation and reading the articles, just complete the short quiz! This Plants Plus package focuses on cover crops for the garden.

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Plants Plus: Vine Crops

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics to help you increase your knowledge so you can better answer homeowner questions. To get 2 hours of continuing education credit for watching the video presentation and reading the article, just complete the short quiz! This Plants Plus package focuses on vine crops, including cucumbers, melons and squash.

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Mukdenia, Mukdenia rossi

Grown for its showy foliage and airy flowers, mukdenia is an uncommon herbaceous perennial for the shade garden. The glossy green, fan-shaped leaves are attractive throughout summer, but when they transform to bright red starting at the tips they become a stunning statement in the garden. Learn more about this introduced ornamental plant in this article…

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Leaf Cactus, Pereskia spp.

A cactus with leaves? The genus Pereskia is one of the most interesting and unusual genera of cacti, unlike all other members of the family with broad, bright green leaves on thin stems. However these plants do have the same kind of spines and flowers of their typical cactus cousins hidden under all that foliage. Learn more about this unique group of plants in this article…

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Croton, Codiaeum variegatum

One of the boldest houseplants around, croton offers fabulous foliage marked with bright yellow, orange, red, and even near black. These eye-catching plants add a tropical touch to indoor décor or make a dramatic focal point as a seasonal plant outdoors during the growing season. Learn more about this Asian plant distantly related to poinsettia in this article…

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Square Foot Gadening

Plants Plus: Square Foot Gardening

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics to help you increase your knowledge so you can better answer homeowner questions. To get 2 hours of continuing education credit for watching the video presentation and reading the article, just complete the short quiz! This Plants Plus package focuses on square foot gardening.

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Workshop: Incorporating Horticultural Therapy into Extension Programs

Are you a Master Gardener Volunteer looking for ways to better engage your audience in your gardening projects? Extension educators and volunteers have a long history of supporting garden-based education programs and projects for individuals and communities.  However, traditional program design and evaluation may not always deliver and capture the full extent of outcomes for […]

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Master Gardener Program in Iron County

The Master Gardener Program in Iron County started in 1999. Over 85 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 18 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Iron County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 978 hours of community service, worth a value of over $23,460.

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Master Gardener Program in Lincoln County

The Master Gardener Program in Lincoln County started in 2014. Over 25 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 10 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Lincoln County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 557 hours of community service, worth a value of over $13,368.

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Master Gardener Program in La Crosse County

The Master Gardener Program in La Crosse County started in 1997. Over 361 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 35 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Iron County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 1997 hours of community service, worth a value of over $47,928.

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