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The “Alice” in Dairyland Sundae Featured in Dodge County

The Dodge County Alice in Dairyland Finals committee is pleased to announce the release of the official Alice in Dairyland ice cream sundae. Designed by Joel Bernhard of Joel’s Confections for Any Occasion in Theresa, the sundae features crushed Oreos layered with hot fudge over vanilla ice cream, topped off with real Wisconsin whipped cream […]

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Dodge County Corn Silage Dry Down Sampling

Dodge County Forage Council will be conducting weekly corn silage moisture tests this year on Sep 1, 8, and 15. Review the Corn Dry Down 2015 flyer for more information. Harvesting corn for silage at the ideal whole plant moisture is vital to get proper fermentation. Studies have shown that the best moisture is around 63-68% […]

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Ask A Master Gardener!

Dodge County Master Gardener Association and Dodge County UW-Extension announce the opening of the Ask A Master Gardener Helpline. Certified Master Gardener Volunteers will answer your questions about your yard, garden or plants every Tuesday morning from 9-noon and every Thursday afternoon from 1-4 pm, beginning Tuesday, May 5th. The Certified Master Gardener Volunteers will […]

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4-H 101

Check out 4-H 101, the Special Emphasis theme designed to offer 4-H members and volunteers an opportunity to go back to the basics about the 4-H program.

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August 2015 Dodge County Master Gardener Meeting Recap

2015 August DCMGV Meeting Recap 8/27/15 The August Master Gardener Meeting featured Donna VanBuecken, charter president of Wild Ones of Fox Valley and Outagamie County. She spoke on the topic of “Landscaping with Native Plants.” Native plants are those that grew before European settlements took place. Native plants have evolved over thousands of years and […]

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Hardy Ferns

Looking for a plant that will add beauty, texture, and structure to your shade garden, is deer resistant and easy to care for? Hardy ferns may be the answer. Hardy ferns are those that tolerate our cold winter temperatures and can be grown outdoors year-round. Native and non-native ferns come in a variety of textures, […]

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Zinnia – A Happy Little Face in the Garden

Perennials are plants that persist for multiple seasons. Generally the top part of the plant will die back in the fall or winter, but the root will remain and new plant growth will appear the following spring. Many gardeners prefer perennials since they do not have to be planted every year. Annuals on the other […]

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