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Interested in attending one of the following Master Gardener Volunteer programs? Some of the events are open to the public while others require advance registration.

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Last Updated April 15, 2014


On-Going Events

Master Gardener Volunteer LogoWear Clothing

There is still time to order MGV LogoWear clothing.   Deadline is April 16, 2014
Click here for Clothing Order Form
Contact Peg Schellin 262-246-6337 pnschellin@wi.rr.com  or  Bette Frangesch 414-530-8222 bfrangesch@aol.com  with questions.

 


Courtesy Items from Related Organizations

Boerner Botanical Gardens
Volunteer Weeding 

Contact:  Jennifer Schmitz at 414-525-5664 or jschmitz@fbbg.org.

Rotary Botanical Gardens   Spring Symposium 2014
Saturday March 22, 2014   9:00am  to 3:30pm
Flier for Symposium

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Where Can I Recycle My Pots?

The following organizations are known at this time.  If you are aware of additional locations, send the information to jwilliamson13@wi.rr.com and it will be posted here.

Stein’s Garden and Gifts

Menards      (only Menards stores that have garden centers) are accepting nursery plastics for recycling.

Bayside Garden Center on Brown Deer Road 414-352-6159

The Oconomowoc Landscape &  Nursery –  N68 W37850 County Road K – 262-567-1777



SEWMGV Upcoming Events

Statewide Level 2 Training   (Webinars)
Tuesdays   March 25, 2014 to April 15, 2014
“Branching Out” is the title of this year’s Wisconsin MGV Level 2 Training about trees and shrubs.
The course is open to all Wisconsin MGVs who are certified or have taken Level 1 Training within the last year.
The course consists of on-line presentations to view on your own prior to the scheduled Q & A sessions which are conducted as live, interactive webinars.
Webinars are held from 10:00 a.m. – noon on Tuesdays March 25th, April 1st, 8th and 15th.
Webinars may also be viewed at a later date if you are unable to participate live.
Registration is available on the State MGV site.     Click here to go to State Site.

Level 2 Training for SEWMGs   Spring 2014    ** Second Class Added**
Garden and landscape Design

Mondays,  March 31, 2014, April 7, 2014, April 14, 2014, and April 21, 2014
Great New!!!   A second class has been added.
There will be a class at 1:00pm to 4:00pm  Click here for details and Registration Afternoon
There will be a class at 5:30pm to 8:30pm   Click here for details and Registration Evening
Boerner Botanical Gardens,  Lower Level Multimedia Room

April 2014

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on April 1, 2014
Send to Sandy Manning

SEWMGV Life Long Gardening Meeting
Wednesday April 2, 2014  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Linden Grove  Health Care  
13755 W. Fieldpointe Drive
New Berlin,  WI   53151
Learn about the presentations we have planned for this year.

UW Extension and Waukesha County Green Team
Sustainable Lawn Care

April 3, 2014  6:30pm
UW-Waukesha Room N133
1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha
There is a suggested donation of $5 at the door.
This program is open to SEWMGs and the general public.

Plant Sale —- Pick up Supplies at Carlin Sales Corporation
April 7, 2014   9:00 am
8170 N Granville Woods Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53223
We will be at Carlin getting our potting supplies and distributing them to the pot-a-thon locations.
Email Ed Kraus for details or questions.

SEWMGV Monthly Committee & Business Meeting
Wednesday April 9, 2014  9:30 am
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130

SEWMGV Garden Support Committee Meeting
Wednesday April 9, 2014 – Directly following the Business Meeting
We will be recapping the Garden Chair Forum and discussing what to do in the future and planning our summer garden tours and scheduled garden visits.
All are welcome to attend – feel free to join us and learn more about our committee.
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130

SEWMG Educational Program
Presentation and Tour of the City of Milwaukee Historic Green Houses and Nursery
April 26, 2014  9:30am -11:00am
Todd Statzer, Nursery and Greenhouse Manager will speak to us and give us a tour
Located at South 51st Street in Franklin Wisconsin
See thousands of annuals that will be planted in the city’s beautiful median beds.
Learn about the innovative techniques used in the greenhouses.
The tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. and last about 1.5 hours.
Participants will be standing or walking during the entire tour.
This session is limited to 60 attendees.   The registration has been filled.
This is the registration link if you wish to be put on the Wait List.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VFMT8SY

May 2014

SEWMGV Life Long Gardening Meeting   (Cancelled)
Wednesday May 7, 2014  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Linden Grove  Health Care  
1375 W. Fieldpointe Drive
New Berlin,  WI   53151

SEWMG Perennial Plant Sale
Saturday  May 17, 2014  8:00 am to 1:30 pm
See the Plant Sale Page for Details
Plant Sale Flyer

SEWMGV Monthly Committee & Business Meeting
Please Note the Date Change
Wednesday May 21, 2014  9:30 am
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130

June 2014

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on June 1, 2014
Send to Sandy Manning

SEWMGV Life Long Gardening Meeting
Wednesday June 4, 2014  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Linden Grove  Health Care  
13755 W. Fieldpointe Drive
New Berlin,  WI   53151

SEWMGV Monthly Committee & Business Meeting
Wednesday June 11, 2014  9:30 am
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130

Midwest Regional MG Conference in Bettendorf Iowa
June 25 – June 28, 2014
Save the dates
Detail as they are available

July 2014

SEWMGV Life Long Gardening Meeting
Wednesday July 2, 2014  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Linden Grove  Health Care  
13755 W. Fieldpointe Drive
New Berlin,  WI   53151

SEWMGV Monthly Committee & Business Meeting
Wednesday July 9, 2014 – 9:30 am
Please Note Waukesha Location
Waukesha County UW-Extension
Located in the Waukesha County Court House
515 West Moreland Blvd., AC  G22
Waukesha, WI  53188
Note that you must proceed through Security Screening.

SEWMGV Green Bay Botanical Gardens Bus Trip
Friday July 18, 2014
Save the Date
Details and registration information will be posted here when available

August 2014

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on August 1, 2014
Send to Sandy Manning

 

September 2014

SEWMGV Life Long Gardening Meeting
Wednesday September 3, 2014  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Linden Grove  Health Care  
13755 W. Fieldpointe Drive
New Berlin,  WI   53151

SEWMG Educational Program     Roof Top Basics
September 27, 2014     9:30am to 11:00am
Speaker Christopher J. Schultz CPM
Water Quality Senior Project Manager   MMSD
Pettitt National Ice Center
500 S 84th St
Milwaukee, WI 53214
Link for Registration will be posted here closer to the Program Date

October 2014

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on October 1, 2014
Send to Sandy Manning

SEWMG Educational Program  Topic — Herbs
October 21, 2014   6:30pm to 8:00pm
Speaker Marcia Carmichael
Brookfield Library
1900 West Calhoun Road,  Brookfield, Wisconsin
Details and registration information will be posted when available.

November 2014

 

December 2014

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on December 1, 2014
Send to Sandy Manning

 

January 2015

Saturday, January 15, 2015   9:30am – 12:00 Noon
Volunteer Opportunity Fair at Boerner
Mark the date on your calendar

February 2015

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on February  1, 2015
Send to Sandy Manning

March 2015

Garden Chair Forum at Boerner
Thursday, March 19, 2015    –6:30pm – 8:00 pm
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130
Mark the date on your calendar
The Garden Support Committee will sponsor a Garden Chair Forum. This event is for all Approved Garden Chairs. Any MGV who volunteers at one of the approved gardens is also welcome to attend and learn more about some of the administrative tasks in  operating an approved garden.
We hope to see all the garden/project chairs in attendance or at least send a representative if they cannot be there.
Please contact Patty Witt or Ken Loeffel with any ideas or comments for the Garden Support Committee.

April 2015

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on April 1, 2015
Send to Sandy Manning

 

 

 


Last Updated April 15, 2014