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!

  • Jumping Worms - October Continuing Education Program at Rotary Botanical Gardens September 10, 2019
    On Thursday, October 3, we are fortunate to be hosting one of Wisconsin's premiere Jumping Worm experts, Brad Herrick.Brad Herrick Brad holds a B.A. in Biology from Luther College and an M.S. in Ecosystems Studies from UW-Green Bay. For the past 12 years, he has been the ecologist and research program manager at the UW-Madison Arboretum. His research in […]
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  • September Master Gardener Update is Online September 1, 2019
    Your monthly newsletter is filled with articles, education, volunteer opportunities, and the event calendar.  Click on the text anywhere on this page and it will take you to the most recent Master Gardener Update.  If you are having any problems at all with finding and/or using the link to the newsletters please call Mary Thompson at  608-322-4800 or send an […]
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  • September Continuing Ed - Field trip to Agrecol Native Plant Greenhouse August 30, 2019
    Thursday, September 12 we will visit one of the Midwest's most popular native plant suppliers - Agrecol Native Seed & Plant Nursery.Founded in 1991, Agrecol produces high quality native seed and plants and offers specialty erosion control systems.  Natives are grown from remnant foundation collections gathered primarily in southeastern Wisconsin. Th […]
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  • Unsure how to post your hours? ORS Training will help! August 13, 2019
    Get Ready! Get Set! Report Your Hours! The Online Reporting System (ORS) Is Up & Running The Walworth County Master Gardeners Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension are offering two ORS (Online Recording System) training sessions that are open to MGVs.Click here for detailed information.
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  • Continuing Ed Opportunity - UWW Offers - Common Milkweed: Nature's Smorgasbord August 5, 2019
    On Tuesday, August 13,  from 5 to 8 p.m., the UW-Whitewater is offering: Common Milkweed: Nature’s SmorgasbordMany insects use the common milkweed for food. Learn about this plant and the insects you might see if it is part of your garden. While milkweed is easy to grow, it can be aggressive. Learn how to grow and control this plant so it can be an important […]
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