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

  • 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 […]
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     The March, 2021,  Master Gardener Update will take you back into Illinois for this month's virtual visit at another of the most noteworthy botanical gardens in the state line area - The Morton Arboretum.This month's newsletter is also filled with articles, educational and volunteer opportunities and the event calendar.Click on the text anywhere on […]
  • Your February, 2021 Master Gardener Update is available online!!
     The February, 2021,  Master Gardener Update will take you into Illinois for this month's third installment of a virtual tour of the Chicago Botanical Garden. This will be the final of three installments.This month's newsletter is also filled with articles, educational and volunteer opportunities and the event calendar.Click on the text anywhere on […]
  • Happy New Year - It's the first newsletter of 2021!!
     Happy New Year, everyone!The January, 2021,  Master Gardener Update is traveling into Illinois for this month's second installment of a virtual tour of the Chicago Botanical Garden. This will be the second of three installments.This month's newsletter is also filled with articles, educational and volunteer opportunities and the event calendar.Clic […]

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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