The 2019 Community Project Kickoff & Registration
Please note the new date and location!! 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
     5:00 p.m.  - 7:30 p.m.


St. Willebrord Parish - 209 S. Adams Street, Green Bay, WI 54301

Please RSVP to Mindy Ward ([email protected]) by Friday, February 15, 2019
Being a Master Gardener is about volunteering with the UW Extension - to educate the public about gardening and natural resources.

Each year, the NEW Master Gardeners hold a community project kickoff event where you can meet other Master Gardeners, your potential project teammates, and sign up for the projects that interest you the most!
                                                     Schedule of Events:

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.     Project Investigation and Registration
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.     Welcome & Dinner: President Al Nass
6:30 - 7:15 p.m.     Speaker: Dr. Dean H. Stewart, Exec Director, 

                                         Center for Exceptional Leadership
7:15 - 7:30 p.m.    Meeting Wrap Up

Master Gardener Wins Silver Trowel
Congratulations to Claudia Schultz for winning a 2018 Silver Trowel award. Each year the Gardeners Club of Green Bay gives out six awards. Claudia was presented with the 2018 Silver Trowel award for contributing to horticulture over the years.  She has been committed to organizing and managing numerous projects with the help of Master Gardeners.  

You can read more about Claudia's achievement ​​​​​​​the gardens she has worked on by visiting the Gardeners Club of Green Bay site.  Thank you Claudia for all of the hard work and committment you have given through your volunteer time!

NEW MG Awards at the Brown County Fair

Each year the N.E.W. Master Gardeners award participants at the Brown County Fair based on entering at least 5 entries under the categories of fruits, vegetables, house plants, plant craft or flowers for the Youth Fair. Youth must receive a combination of first and second place awards and have knowledge of their project. The Master Gardeners Association also supply the pots that Brown County 4-H clubs use for planting at least 60 days ahead of time. Jim Farmaree, a certified judge and Master Gardener, helped judge the pots. Premium (placings) on the pots are supplied by the Fair Association.

The winners of the 2018 N.E.W. Master Gardener Awards are:
Candra Carter, Rockland 4-H Club, for Vegetables;
Sabrina Schmidt, Morrison 4-H Club, for House Plants, and
Brandi VanPay of Rockland 4-H Club, for Flowers. 

Congratulations!


Project Kickoff 2018

February 21, 2018