Spring Begins! – March 7th, 2020

Spring Begins!

10th Annual Seminar with the Dunn County Master Gardeners

Saturday, March 7th, 2020
9:00am-12:00pm
Dunn County Community Services Building
3001 US Hwy 12 East | Menomonie
(former Dunn County Health Care Building)
*enter basement level door on West side of building

Sessions will include:

Native Plants in the LandscapeNative plants can provide unique beauty and other benefits for ourselves, local wildlife and pollinators.  You can fit them into existing gardens and landscapes.  Learn what makes a plant “native” to your area, and how to enhance your landscape with native plants. – Native Plants Handout

Small Space Gardening… You don’t need a huge garden space to grow fresh vegetables or beautiful summer flowers.  Productive gardening can be done in very small spaces.  Learn about different ways to garden in small spaces, including “lasagna” gardening, straw bale gardens, pallet gardens and container gardens. – Small Space Gardening Handout

  • Diana Alfuth, presenter, is a Horticulture Outreach Specialist for University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension.  She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota, with special emphasis in Landscape Design and Plant Pathology.  Diana also teaches Sustainable Landscape Design at UW-River Falls.

Program Guide

8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Opening Remarks
9:15 am “Native Plants in the Landscape”
10:00 am Question & Answer Session
10:15 am Break & Visit with Booth exhibitors
10:45 am “Small Space Gardening”
11:30 am Question & Answer Session
11:45 am Wrap-up and Door Prizes
Noon Conclusion

Spring Begins Registration Form can be returned to the Extension office:

Extension Dunn County
3001 US Hwy 12 East, Suite 216
Menomonie, WI 54751

For more information contact us by phone at 715-232-1636, email DCMG at: dunncountymastergardener@gmail.com or online at https://dunn.extension.wisc.edu/horticulture/master-gardeners/.

 

 

 

 

 

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