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Summer Reading

Summer Reading Challenge – Everyone Wins!

Explore another world! Visit places you never imagined visiting! Do it through reading! Relax with a book, kindle or nook. Record your reading on a 4-H Reading Challenge Record Sheet. Read any number of books and you can receive a prize at the Dodge County Fair.

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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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The Tamarack Tree

The Tamarack Tree Because of the expected demise of the ash trees, many home owners are investigating different options for landscape trees. Wisconsin has a variety of both deciduous and coniferous trees. Deciduous trees are hardwoods that lose their leaves seasonally. Conifers are soft wood trees that keep their needles, with one mighty exception: the […]

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Dodge County Farm Service Agency Nomination

The nomination period for the Dodge County Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee began on Monday, June 15, 2015 and runs through Monday, August 3, 2015. It is important for county committees to reflect America’s diversity, so all eligible farmers and ranchers, including beginning farmers, women, and minorities are encouraged to get involved in this […]

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Dodge County Administration Building Educational Display

The Educational Display Garden at the Dodge County Administration Building in Juneau is looking good. Interested in what’s blooming? All plants are labeled with a plant marker and information about each plant can be found at http://dodge.uwex.edu/…/Administration-Building-Gardens-Plant-Descriptions.pdf

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Dodge County Highway Department Building Educational Gardens

The Educational Display Garden at the Dodge County Highway Department is progressing nicely (it was planted last year). All plants are identified with a plant marker and more information on the individual plants can be found at: http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/Highway-Department-Building-Landscaping.pdf

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The Perennial Garden

The Perennial Garden Master Gardener Volunteers are often called upon for landscaping advice. Invariably the preference is for a “no maintenance” perennial garden. Unfortunately that type of garden does not exist in the real world. Low maintenance, yes. No maintenance, no. The use of perennials will substantially decrease the amount of time, labor, and long-term […]

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