Green County Master Gardeners Association Annual Symposium

Green County Master Gardeners Association presents the 11th Annual Symposium, Garden Inspirations for All Seasons on Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 8:00am – 3:30pm at the Peppercorn Banquets Ludlow Mansion, 1417 Mansion Dr, Monroe, WI.

Straw Bale Gardens

This year’s theme is “Straw Bale Gardens” and will include keynote speaker Joel Karsten from Minnesota. He earned a BS in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota and is the author of “straw Bale Gardening”. His ideas have been enthusiastically embraced globally, making his books best-sellers in many languages. A popular speaker, he makes appearances around the world at events celebrating innovation, garden enthusiasts, and healthful lifestyles.

Other even features will include speakers on “Using Herbs as Home Remedies for Everyday Ailments”, “Handling Invasives and Early Detection”, “Using Mulches–Weed Control & More”, and “Seed Saving 101”. The event cost includes all handouts, morning beverages and rolls, lunch, and afternoon refreshments . The annual silent auction will be available and door prizes will be awarded.

Registration costs are $35 per person by March 1st, or $40 per person after March 1st. For more information, contact the Green County UW-Extension office at 608-328-9440 or email Jayne Butts jayne.butts@ces.uwex.edu . Print a copy of the Green County Master Gardeners Association Symposium brochure/registration  form and register early. Don’t miss the fun!