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Master Gardener Program in Racine County

The Master Gardener Program in Racine County started in 1994. Over 436 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 87 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Racine County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 3508.75 hours of community service, worth a value of over $84,210.

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Master Gardener Program in Racine County

The Master Gardener Program in Racine County started in 1994. Over 455 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 91 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Jeanne Hilinske-Christensen.

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Master Gardener Program in Racine County

The Master Gardener Program in Racine County started in 1994. Over 447 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 114 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2017. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Interim Horticulture Educator Jeanne Hilinske- Christensen.

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The Master Gardener Program in Racine County

The Master Gardener Program in Racine County started in 1994. Over 335 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 117 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Patti Nagai.

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Racine-Kenosha Counties: Therapeutic Horticulture – GreenWorks

Master Gardener Associations all over the state do many great things.  Here is a highlight from the 2013 Annual Report: Green Works is a program developed by UW-Extension, RKMGVs and community partners to teach green industry vocational skills to adults with developmental disabilities, a population that suffers chronic unemployment and is often disenfranchised even within the […]

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