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Gardening in Wisconsin – February 2016

“>Wisconsin Yard and Garden Tips is updated monthly by Milwaukee County UW-Extension. Applicability in northern Wisconsin counties may be delayed one to two weeks in spring, and advanced a like period in fall. By Sharon Morrisey, Consumer Horticulture Agent, Milwaukee County UW-Extension The excitement is building up to Ground Hog’s Day on February 2nd. This […]

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Learn all about what Milwaukee County UW Extension has to offer

This four minute video provides an overview of the county-based educational programming provided in Milwaukee through our partnership between UW Extension and Milwaukee County government.  In this overview we provide a sampling of our educational programs provided by our educational team of staff and volunteers.

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Milwaukee County’s Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program in Milwaukee County started in 1982. Over 1,025 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 239 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. UWEX Consumer Horticulture Agent Sharon Morrisey facilitates the Program. Garden Supports Families The Secret Garden at Milwaukee’s Ronald McDonald House, supported by MGVs, provides […]

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Viburnum Leaf Beetle

This is a very important pest that has just been discovered in Milwaukee and Ozaukee Counties. Within 2-3 years of infestation…..

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Beginning Farmers in Milwaukee Area Wanted!

        Are you ready to begin farming and need some assistance in doing so? Are you a small-scale farmer looking for opportunities to be more economically viable and connect with other farmers? The WI Emerging Farmers Program at UW-Extension Milwaukee County seeks to train and equip the next generation of farmers through: Affordable land access […]

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