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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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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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2015 Master Gardener Bus Tour – June 27, 2015

Each year the Dodge County Master Gardeners plan a bus trip to tour gardens, plant nurseries, garden centers, etc. The purpose is to educate and stimulate the participants. We’ve chosen two gardens that are considered leading educational gardens that are social and horticultural destinations which enrich the quality of life in the upper Midwest. On June 27, 2015 we will […]

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Earthworms – Friend or Foe?

Earthworms (Lumbricus spp.) have been valued for their importance to the soil for thousands of years. The Greek philosopher Aristotle referred to worms as “the intestines of the earth.” Cleopatra declared earthworms sacred – removing an earthworm from Egypt was punishable by death. Charles Darwin was so fascinated by earthworms, that he studied them for […]