Rock County Master Gardener Program

Annual Program Highlights

Master Gardener Program in Rock County 2019

At the end of 2019, 33 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 2,455 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $58,927 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 556 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 7,945 individuals with various outreach projects.

Master Gardener Program in Rock County 2019
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Master Gardener Program in Rock County 2018
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Master Gardener Program in Rock County 2017
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Master Gardener Program in Rock County 2016
Master Gardener Program in Rock County 2015

Recent Updates

  • July Newsletter - What kind of organization do we want?
     You might have noticed that this month's issue of Master Gardener Update is a couple days late.  This is because a meeting to determine how RPMGA will proceed as an organization was held on July 1, and the results of that meeting have been compiled here for your perusal.  It took some time to put that information together.  Thanks, Ruth!!Although this […]
  • June Newsletter - Master Gardener Update
    The June issue of Master Gardener Update begins a new feature - the introduction of our members, starting with those who most recently completed training.In addition, now that spring is here, there are a range of educational opportunities - all featured in this month's newsletter. It is also filled with articles, and volunteer opportunities.Click on the […]
  • MAY MASTER GARDENER UPDATE
     The May issue of Master Gardener Update features one of the most unique small botanical gardens in Wisconsin.  Located in La Crosse, the La Crosse International Friendship Gardens are a rare treat.In addition, now that spring is here, there are a range of educational opportunities - all featured in  this month's newsletter.  It is also filled with arti […]
  • SPOTLIGHT FOR DAY 3 OF MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER WEEK
    Today is Day 3 of Master Gardener Volunteer WeekFor today we are featuring one of the hardest working master gardeners in the Rock Prairie Master Gardener Association - Deb Grams.  Click on the link below to read an essay she was kind enough to write for us on why she does what she does as a Master Gardener Volunteer.DEB GRAMSDeb Grams at the garden.
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    The April, 2021, Master Gardener Update will offer yet another peek at a  Northern Illinois botanical gardens - a tropical paradise enclosed in glass - The Nicholson Conservatory & Gardens. It's just a few minutes over the Wisconsin/Illinois border, and well worth experiencing.  Consider a visit!! In addition this month's newsletter is also fil […]

Contact Information

Notes

  • The Master Gardener Program in Rock County started in 1985.

Where to find MGVs in Rock County

  • Beckman Mill Heritage Garden
  • Edgerton Hospital Healing Garden
  • Hedberg Public Library
  • Ice Age Trail
  • Paw Print Park
  • Rock County Community Garden
  • Rotary Botanical Gardens
  • Beloit and Janesville Farmers Markets