Rock Prairie Association

Rock Prairie Master Gardener AssociationThe Rock Prairie Association is the local organization of Master Gardener Volunteers.

Rock Prairie Master Gardener Association members volunteer in cooperation with University of Wisconsin-Extension to provide research-based educational and community service opportunities to its members and the surrounding gardening community.


Learn about the latest RPMGA happenings through their blog!

  • Continuing Ed Event, Thursday, June 22, 2017 May 18, 2017
    On Thursday, June 22 the RPMGA will host two events, a tour of Redtail Ridge Lavender & Herbs, followed by lunch in Oregon and then on to one of four shopping venues.The Tour - Redtail Ridge Lavender & Herbs is owned by Cheryl Rebazek, Green County MGV and former director of Rotary Gardens.  She has welcomed us for a tour of her lavender farm near Br […]
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  • Looking for Farmer's Market Volunteers May 18, 2017
    Hello, everyone.RPMGA is going to participate in the Farmer's Markets in Beloit and Janesville this year.  We have two dates for each city. We'll be doing two 2.5 hour shifts for each day.  Two people will set up and work the first shift, two people will work second shift and tear down.Dates are:Beloit Farmer's Market, May 27 - Car and Tractor […]
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  • Annual Plant and Seed Swap - May 9 April 28, 2017
    Have you had an unexpectedly good crop of pepper seedlings?Were there more monarda seeds in that packet than you could use in 10 years?Come share your excess with your fellow master gardeners, and be surprised by some new goodie you’ve never known before!  The event will be held at the Community Garden shed on Tuesday, May 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. Because ju […]
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  • Untitled April 27, 2017
    We had a great day Earth Day at Rotary Botanical Gardens.Thanks to Deb Grams, Ruth Flescher, Bev Drew, Mary Kay Thompson, and Nancy Moskal for staffing the booth.According to RBG staff there were between 1500 and 2000 visitors.We gave away a lot of herb seeds and milkweed seeds and taught a lot of children how to build pollinator hotels using recycled tin ca […]
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  • Arbor Day Planting Rain Date April 26, 2017
    We have set a rain date for the Arbor Day tree planting on Highway F. The event is still scheduled for this Friday at 11 am.  However, IF it rains we'll push the date back to Tuesday, May 2 at 11 am.Thanks to Deb Grams for thinking of this!MKT
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