Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Think Spring Seminar

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February 18th, 2017


8:00am - 3:30pm


$25 Early-Bird rate/ rate after February 8th is $30


Laura Kasdorf




Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Association and the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office.

Speakers and topics include: Keynote speaker Jeff Epping, Director of Horticulture at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, “Inspirations from English Gardens”, “Small Trees with Big Impact” and “Sustainable Gardens: Designs and Plants for Greener Gardens”; “Violets and Companion Houseplants” and “Succulents in a Teacup”, Faye Ryszkiewicz, Fryszki’s Country Gardens, LLC; “Straw Bale Gardening”; Joy Lancour and Steve Hesselberg, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteers; “Garden Pests”, Jerry Clark, UW Extension Chippewa County Crops & Soils Educator; “Produce Preservation”, Dora Wood, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteer; and “A Kinder, Friendlier Garden: Beatrix Potter’s Legacy”, Mary Jo Fleming, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteer.

Garden vendors from around the area will have their latest items for purchase. Door prizes are also planned. For more information, contact the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office at 715-726-7950 or visit our website at

Event Location

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center

1009 W. Park Ave.

Chippewa Falls, WI 54729