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2014 September Dodge County Master Gardener Volunteer Meeting Recap

2014 October DCMGV Meeting Recap 10/23/14 The last meeting of 2014 for Dodge County Master Gardeners featured Dr. James A. Reinartz from UW – Milwaukee. Dr. Reinartz’s presentation covered a significant number of charts, drawings, and photos. He presented scientific information to help his audience understand how shrubs and trees have the ability to survive […]

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Soil, Water and Nutrient Managment Meetings

Dodge County University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) invites area crop consultants, agronomy supply specialists and other interested parties to attend a 2014 Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting in Juneau on Monday, December 8th, at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 East Oak Street, Juneau, Wisconsin.  Each meeting will run from 10 a.m. – 3 […]

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Marcescent Leaves

Marcescent Leaves

It’s that time of year when the leaves are changing color and dropping onto our lawns. Even though it may seem like all the trees are losing their leaves, there are a few deciduous trees that hold onto their dried leaves throughout the winter. Marcescent (mahr-CESS-ent) is the term used to describe this type of […]

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Dog vomit slime mold

Molds, Fungus, and Other Fun Things

Master Gardeners are frequently asked to identify plants, insects, diseases, and trees. Less frequently they are asked to identify seemingly foreign objects. One favorite question is when someone says that a foreign invader has entered their bark mulch. While nothing had been in this spot the day before, it now appeared as if a dog […]

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