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!

  • JUNE CONTINUING ED EVENT - Weed ID May 24, 2018
    June Program: Weed IdentificationBee feeding on dandelion.  Photo - UWEXNo matter what kind of garden you have, the most numerous plants in it are likely to be weeds. While you may recognize dozens—maybe even a hundred or more—flowers and vegetables, how many varieties of their competitors can you recognize and name? Do you avoid weeding early in the season […]
    MG Mary
  • New Help with an MGV Project? Add your notices to the June newsletter. May 23, 2018
    Need Help with an MGV Project?We're putting together the newsletter for June. If you'd like to include a notice about your project, (when, where, what volunteers would be doing), please send the information to Ruth Flescher,, by May 28, 2018.
    MG Mary
  • Botanic Talk at RBG - Wisconsin Wilts - Lethal Diseases of Elms & Oaks May 22, 2018
    Rotary Botanical Gardens presents a Botanic Talk“Wisconsin Wilts: Lethal Diseases of Elms & Oaks”May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Dr. Glen Stanosz, Professor of Tree and Forest Health.Join us in welcoming Dr. Glen Stanosz, from the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Healthy oak seedling.  Cost: $7 General Admi […]
    MG Mary
  • Last Compost sale of the season at Rotary Botanical Gardens, May 26 May 19, 2018
    On Saturday, May 26 from 8 am to noon area garden enthusiasts, once again, will have an opportunity to purchase organic compost and pansies at the Horticulture Center at Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, 825 Sharon Road.The organic blended mushroom compost is sold in 45 lb. (1.5 cu. ft.) bags for $6 per bag. RBG Friends members will receive an addition […]
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  • Volunteer Opportunity - Prairie Pollinator Garden Planting Day - Silverwood Park May 18, 2018
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