Horticulture Upcoming Events and Programs

Weed Identification and Control Methods Fall Workshop

The St. Croix County University of Wisconsin-Extension office will be hosting a Weed identification and control workshop on Thursday, September 1, 2016, from 6 pm- 8 pm. The workshop will be held at the St. Croix County UW-Extension office located at 1960 8th Ave, Baldwin, WI.

Andrew Rondeau, interim Horticulture Educator, will be presenting on weed identification, good cultural practices, and weed control methods for lawns and gardens. All are welcome to attend. This workshop is geared for home owners, Master Gardeners, and garden enthusiasts.

Come and learn about the weeds that are causing you problems and methods to control them. This class will teach you how to identify weeds and some of their look-alikes. You have to know what you are dealing with to properly control it.

The class is free, however pre-registration is requested. Please call or email to register for the class by August 26th as classroom space is limited.  For more information go to our website http://stcroix.uwex.edu or call our office at (715) 531-1947. Email: Andrew.rondeau@co.saint-croix.wi.us

 

Preparing your Lawn and Garden for Winter Workshop

The St. Croix County University of Wisconsin-Extension office will be hosting a Winterizing your lawn and garden workshop on Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 6pm- 7:30pm. The workshop will be held at the St. Croix County UW-Extension office located at 1960 8th Ave, Baldwin, WI.

Andrew Rondeau, interim Horticulture Educator, will be presenting preparing your lawn and garden for its winter nap. All are welcome to attend. This workshop is geared for home owners, Master Gardeners, and garden enthusiasts.

Come and learn about winter protection for you plants to keep them healthy and vigorous for next spring. This class will teach you how to protect from freezing temperatures, pest protection, and prevention. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

The class is free, however pre-registration is requested. Please call or email to register for the class by Sept. 13th as classroom space is limited.  For more information go to our website http://stcroix.uwex.edu/ or call our office at (715) 531-1947. Email: Andrew.rondeau@co.saint-croix.wi.us

 

Master Gardener Training Level I

Any adult interested in gardening and volunteering in their community can participate with no previous experience or training necessary.  Students will attend classes and receive approximately 36 hours of training on a variety of gardening and landscaping topics.  The Master Gardener  Program will be offered on eight Wednesday evenings and two Saturday mornings at the St. Croix County Agricultural Service and Education Center in Baldwin.  For more information or to register complete the Master Gardener Fall Training registration form or contact Diana Alfuth at 715-273-6781.

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