Events

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 May 29, 2016


On-Going Events & News Items

Plant Sale Flyer   Plant Sale May 21, 2016
Click the above link to get your very own copy of the Flyer

Master Gardener Volunteer LogoWear Clothing
Recent order has been completed.
Watch here and for emails announcing the next opportunity to order.
Contact Peg Schellin 262-246-6337 pnschellin@wi.rr.com  or  Bette Frangesch 414-530-8222 bfrangesch@aol.com  with questions or suggestions.


Courtesy Items from Related Organizations

Boerner Botanical Gardens
Volunteer Weeding 

Saturdays
8:00am to 11:00am   Till October 31, 2016
Contact:  Jennifer Schmitz at 414-525-5664 or jschmitz@fbbg.org.

 

Secret Garden of Wauwatosa Tour
Saturday, July 9, 2016  10:00 am – 4:00 pm, rain or shine
For more information, or to purchase tickets online, check the website www.wbc-wi.org under “Garden Tour”

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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 mgvjudy@gmail.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.

Johnson’s Nursery
Menomonee Falls
Link to their Recycle Page

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

April 2016

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on April 1, 2016
Send to Sandy Manning

MGV Education Program  —  Creative use and placement of Edibles in the Garden
Ben Futa, Allen Centennial Garden
Thursday April 7, 2016   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
New Berlin Public Library
Edible plants can offer more than utility in the garden – they nourish the body, but they also can nourish the soul. In this lecture, discover, explore, and discuss a range of inspirational ideas for integrating edible plants into your ornamental landscape.
Click Here for Registration Link 

MGV Garden Support Committee Meeting
Wednesday April 13, 2016   5:00 pm    In Room 305
Milwaukee County UW-Extension
Please join us at this meeting as we critique the Garden Chair Forum held on Tuesday March 15, 2016, continue planning for the Public Open House type visits in 2017 to selected Approved Gardens and finalize which committee members will visit selected approved gardens in 2016.

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday April 13, 2016  6:00 pm   Note the Evening Meeting Time
Milwaukee County UW-Extension
9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226

SEWMGV Pollinater Group Meeting
Saturday April 16, 2016  10:00 am
Milwaukee County UW-Extension
9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A,  Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226
Room 414 (the lunchroom/kitchen)
Everyone is welcome to attend.   Click her for Details and Information

May 2016

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday May 11, 2016  9:30 am
Milwaukee County UW-Extension
9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226

Life Long Gardening Hands-on-experience
Thursday May 19, 2016  9:30 – 11:00 am
If you are interested in getting “hands-on experience” with some of the Lifelong Gardening tools that we use to educate the public on principles and methods that enable gardeners to enjoy gardening throughout their lifetime, come join us.
We will be in the DNR area of the State Fair by the SEWMG shed.
All you need to do is reply with your name to annloper@mac.com that you will be joining us.

Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale
Saturday May 21, 2016
Details will be added here and on the Plant Sale Page as they become available.

June 2016

Trip to Jerry Nelson
Wednesday June 1, 2016
The focus will be on vegetable gardening using row coverings, tunneling and trellising. It will also include succession gardening and season long production. He will put together a couple of his special pots and give us a tour of his yard with many specialty plants.
Jerry Nelson has been a Racine County Master Gardener for many years. He owns Classic Gardens in Franksville and landscapes country clubs, businesses, homes and his special containers. He has taught classes and given many presentations and hosted a radio garden show in Racine for many years. We are very pleased that he takes time out from his very busy schedule to do this program for us each year.
Registration opened on Tuesday, May 3rd.  A letter with directions and all the instructions will be sent to you if you are one of the 40. As always, we will have a waiting list.
Email  dorisann.fons@gmail.com  to be added to the Wait List.
There is a limit of 40 people and a cost of $7. Transportation is on your own.  Remember, your letter will have all the needed information along with details about the morning event. It is a fun and educational morning so be sure to join us for a hopefully sunny day.    Doris Fons

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday June 8, 2016 9:30 am
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on June 1, 2016
Send to Sandy Manning

July 2016

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday July 13, 2016 9:30 am
Waukesha County UW-Extension in the Waukesha Court House
Directions
515 West Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI  53188
Note that you will need to pass through the Court House Security Check

MGV Summer Bus Trip
Olbrich Botanical Gardens and the gardens at EPIC in Madison
Friday July 22, 2016
Detailed information will be sent as we get closer to the date.

August 2016

Newsletter Articles Due
Input and articles for the Newsletter are due on August 1, 2016
Send to Sandy Manning

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday August 10, 2016 6:00 pm   Note the Evening Meeting Time
Milwaukee County UW-Extension
9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226

SEWMGV Annual Picnic
Thursday August 17, 2016
Mitchell Park 19900 River Rd, Brookfield, WI 53045
Tentative Timetable:  5:00 pm  Appetizers   5:30 pm  Dinner
Final Details will be posted when available.

September 2016

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday September 14, 2016 9:30 am
Milwaukee County UW-Extension
9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226

Midwest Regional MG Conference
September 14-17, 2016
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells
Click Here for the Official Conference Web Site

October 2016

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday October 12, 2016 9:30 am
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130

November 2016

SEWMGV Monthly Meeting
Wednesday November 9, 2016 9:30 am
Waukesha County UW-Extension in the Waukesha Court House
Directions
515 West Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI  53188
Note that you will need to pass through the Court House Security Check

December 2016

SEWMG Christmas Party and Annual Meeting
Wednsday December 7, 2016
Alioto’s Restaurant
3041 North Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
6:00pm Cash Bar
7:00pm Dinner
Annual Meeting to follow
Registration information will be posted here in November.

January 2017

SEWMG Volunteer Opportunity Fair
Saturday January 21, 2017   9:00 am to 10:30 am
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr
Hales Corners, WI 53130
This is an opportunity for our new Master Gardener Volunteers-in-Training as well as any of our current Master Gardener Volunteers to come and check out the approximately forty plus opportunities to earn your 24 plus required volunteer hours.  This event will be held at the Boerner Botanical Gardens Education and Visitors Building.
All Chairpersons of Garden Projects and other MGV Projects will be invited to participate by setting up a display.
Each Chairperson will bring information about their garden or project and a sign-up sheet.

SEWMG Educational Speaker
There will be an educational speaker scheduled directly following the Volunteer Opportunity Fair.
Mike Maddox, MG Program Director will be the featured speaker.
Time and details will be posted here as they become available.

Last Updated May 29, 2016