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!

  • Identifying Trees in Winter - April 6 Continuing Education Program March 23, 2017
    Red mapleIdentifying trees in those seasons when they are covered with full blown leaves is much easier than in the winter and very early spring when there are no leaves on them at all.  Learning to identify trees from shape, bark, and fruit or blossoms can be a real challenge.Janesville Urban Forester, Ethan Lee, is going to walk us through the fine points […]
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  • Follow-Up on Pollinators 101 March 11, 2017
    We had a good turnout for our Pollinators 101 program on Thursday night.  19 people in all. Our hands-on workshop (building pollinator hotels) went very smoothly.Sandy Wiley and Bev DrewWerner and Rose Last.Bev Drew and Karen BernardCarol Knoll and Sandy CzubekLooking forward to setting up demonstration gardens for the Pollinator Project.  If you are interes […]
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  • Volunteer Opportunity - Spring Gardening for Rock 4-H March 6, 2017
    Photo Courtesy of UWEXKevin Gunn, Club Chair of Rock 4-H, has asked for someone to do a presentation for their 4-H club about Spring Gardening at their meeting on Thursday, April 13, 2017. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.This is a great opportunity to teach one of your favorite subjects to kids (and adults) in a casual atmosphere. The meeting will be held at […]
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  • Reminder - Pollinators 101 - This Thursday March 6, 2017
    Thursday evening, March 9, the RPMGA is presenting a program on the importance of pollinators - Pollinators 101.Solitary bee.We are beginning a series of programs, workshop and community outreach projects to spread the word on the importance of pollinators, the issues that threaten them, and what we can do about it.As part of Thursday evening's program […]
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  • Pollinators 101 - March 9 February 23, 2017
    On March 9 the RPMGA will launch its Pollator Project,  a long term endeavor that could take from 2 to 5 years to bring to completion. The goal of the Pollinator Project is to educate  public outreach, build demonstration gardens and teach classes on pollinators that will be open to the public.  Classes will be approved for MGV continuing education opportuni […]
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