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Plants Plus: Orchards

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of new and 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 orchards.

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Working in Our Wheelhouse

As humans, we have long used plants for food, shelter, and medicine.  As Master Gardener Volunteers, we need to focus on our niche, which is helping successfully people grow plants.

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Why Use Tested Recipes?

Some of our favorite childhood memories may be of home-preserved foods: delicious dill pickles, spicy salsa, and sweet jams and jellies.  And many of us enjoy sharing these favorite items with family and friends. But how do we know that these family favorites are safe and of good quality to share?

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Plants Plus: Organic Gardening Techniques

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of new and 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 organic gardening techniques.

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Garden Ideas for Sensory Stimulation

As gardeners, you know plants benefit the mind and body. The data to support this claim has rapidly grown over the years! I really like the summary by the University of Washington, Green Cities: Good Health.  This site curates all the original citations and does a very good job at providing summaries. If you are […]

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Plants Plus: Aggressive Garden Plants

One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of new and 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 aggressively spreading garden plants.

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Master Gardener Program in Ozaukee County 2019

At the end of 2019, 97 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 6,625 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $159,003 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 1,709 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 10,770 individuals with various outreach projects

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Master Gardener Program in Manitowoc County 2019

At the end of 2019, 23 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 3,091 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $74,175 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 1,687 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 2,496 individuals with various outreach projects.

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Master Gardener Program in Iron County 2019

At the end of 2019, 18 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 804 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $19,289 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 380 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 976 individuals with various outreach projects.

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