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March 2015 Dodge County Master Gardener Meeting Recap

2015 March DCMGV Meeting Recap 3/26/15 The March Master Gardener meeting featured Nino Ridgeway, owner of ‘Herbs and Everlastings’ located at Barthel Fruit Farm in Mequon, WI. She is well known for her expert garden advice. She grows herbs, vegetable seedlings, perennials, unusual annuals, succulents, and more. Ms. Ridgeway’s topic for the evening was “Heirloom […]

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February 2015 Dodge County Master Gardener Meeting Recap

February 25, 2015  DCMGV Meeting Recap The February Master Gardener meeting featured Tim Eilbes, a professional Landscape Architect licensed with the State of Wisconsin. With more than 12 years of experience Tim presented a power-point program that focused on three major areas: Common Tree Diseases Common Ash Tree Problems and Diseases Emerald Ash Borer View […]

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Dodge County Master Gardener 2015 Plant Sale

Save the Date! Dodge County Master Gardener Plant Sale When:  Saturday, May 16, 2015  8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Where:  Dodge County Administration Building 127 E Oak St., Juneau WI 53039For More Information Contact: Lois Livens at phone: 920-344-2109 or email: Helpful Gardening Websites: Dodge County UW-Extension (UWEX) Office (920) 386-3790 Ask a […]


Master Gardeners 2015 Meetings

The Dodge County Master Gardener Association does not have regularly scheduled meetings in November or December. However, there is a new slate of exciting meetings on tap for 2015. From tree care to heirloom tomatoes to landscaping with natives and everything in between! Included in 2015 will be an on-farm tour of Bryn Teg Farm, a […]

Committee members: Lois Livens, Chris Jacobs, Carol Shirk, Wendy King, Judy Ann Studer and Sharon Fielder

Gardening for Gold – A Success!

The Dodge County Master Gardener Association hosted their first Gardening for Gold Fall Symposium on November 1st. The day-long event was held at the Horicon Marsh Education Center and was attended by gardening enthusiasts from all over Wisconsin. Those in attendance heard three informative and entertaining speakers: Rob Zimmer – A Garden for the Senses, […]


2014 October 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 […]


2014 September Dodge County Master Gardener Volunteer Meeting Recap

2014 September DCMGV Meeting Recap 9/25/14 The September Master Gardener meeting featured Patrick Ready who spoke about “Attracting Eastern Bluebirds.” Patrick Ready has been a bluebird trail monitor in Dane County for the past 14 years.  He manages five trails with the help of four other monitors.  For the past six years, Pat has been […]

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August 2014 (Using Fresh Garden Produce)

Dodge County Master Gardeners customarily have a variety of subject matter at their monthly meetings.  The August meeting was no exception.  The guest speaker was Chef Chanse. Using fresh garden produce, he made a vegetable dish of cubed squash and zucchini sautéed in hot butter.  After browning he added salt, Lawry’s seasoning, thyme, raisins, honey, […]