Updates from our Blog

Changes to Wisconsin Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program is undergoing updates. Please see the following communications which have been emailed to Master Gardeners. January 2022 Onboarding Lite is available December 2021 Volunteer Vibe December 2021 November 2021 Include video October 2021  

our online classroom
Canvas, Our Online Classroom

All of our online learning is now in our online classroom, Canvas. Use your UW-Madison net ID to log into Canvas. This netID is a special, UW-Madison issued username. You must use your NetID username plus a password to get into Canvas. It is different than your Online Reporting System (ORS) username and password. Individuals […]

Going Up the Wall

In March, I wrote about gardening to stimulate the senses. In that article I mentioned using vertical gardening techniques so I can better smell my herbs. That small blurb inspired me to do more vertical gardening this year. Vertical gardening, in my yard, creates another way to interact with my plants. It also creates challenges […]

stir fry
Why Use Tested Recipes?

Some of our favorite childhood memories may be of home-preserved foods: delicious dill pickles, spicy salsa, and sweet jams and jellies.  And many of us enjoy sharing these favorite items with family and friends. But how do we know that these family favorites are safe and of good quality to share?

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