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!

  • Volunteer Opportunity - Maintain Informational Bulletin Board at Community Gardens November 14, 2017
    Part of this year's achievements is the new bulletin board at the Community Gardens that was built using funds donated by the Ekena Fund to the RPMGA for educational purposes.  This project was conceived, designed and implemented by MGV Deb Grams.The bulletin board was built by RECAP volunteers and is complete but for a few minor touches.  It will be co […]
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  • Pot Luck Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 9 November 7, 2017
    Remember, Thursday night, 5:30 pm in the Courthouse Conference Center on the second floor of the Rock County Courthouse we'll be having our annual pot luck and member recognition dinner.RPMGA will provide pulled pork and sliced turkey, buns, coffee, bottled water, plates, napkins and silverware. Bring a dish to pass, family and friends. Hope to see you […]
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  • Annual dinner, November 9 October 24, 2017
    The year is winding down and soon it will be time for our annual potluck dinner.This year's event will be held at the Courthouse Conference Center on the second floor of the Rock County Courthouse.  Dinner will be at 5:30 pm, but come a little early to schmooze.  We're hoping to have hours tallied in time for the event, but at present don't kn […]
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  • Rain, rain, go away - Reschedule of Saturday's Program October 11, 2017
    Due to circumstances beyond our control - the forecast for Saturday is rain, rain and more rain - we are moving our program up to Tuesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m. Since this is an outdoor presentation we didn't feel it would be fair to have participants standing in the rain while we explained the four demonstration pollinator gardens we constructed this […]
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  • Pollinator Gardens Brainstorming Tour - Oct. 14 September 28, 2017
    As part of the ongoing Pollinator Project, we installed three pollinator gardens around Janesville this summer: one at the Community Garden, one at the Fairgrounds, and—most recently—one at Hedberg Public Library. The idea was that we would offer and use them as demonstration gardens to help people learn about pollinators.Newly planted pollinator garden, Hed […]
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