“Master at the Prairie” Wisconsin Master Gardener Association State Conference

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October 13th - 14th, 2017


Vicky Hopp





Join Washington County as we host the State WIMGA Conference for 2017. The conference will begin on Friday night October 13th. Our guest speakers for Friday night will be Susan Carpenter of UW Arboretum, Susan will present the topic of using native plants in your landscape. The night will end with Martine and Edgar Anderson owners of Fragrant Isle of Washington Island. Martine and Edgar have the largest lavender farm in the Midwest. Come and join us and take a virtual tour of their home on Washington Island and learn the difference in culinary or fragrant lavender.

Saturday October 14th begins at 8:30 with breakout speakers and ending at 3:00PM. Our guest speakers will present topics ranging from organic apple trees, hostas, growing mushrooms in Wisconsin, succulents, native pollinators in the garden, growing sweet potatoes. winter gardening and soils and so much more. Coming to this event you will begin to see all that Washington County has to offer, and you will be a Master at the Prairie.

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Event Location

The location for Master of the Prairie is:
West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Prairie Center
1900 South 18th Ave.
West Bend, WI 53090