Sites & Projects
Aging and Disability Resource Center
Raised Beds Project
Contact Kate Fix
Raised beds featuring fruits, vegetables and herbs are planned, maintained, and harvested by Master Gardeners. The garden is built with adaptive beds accessible to patrons with physical limitations. Produce is often used by the onsite restaurant, Grounded Cafe.
Brown County Central Library
Children’s Edible Garden
Contact Sherril Revolinski
Located in the heart of downtown, this project provides a hands-on learning environment that supports and reinforces food literacy and learning. Various plantings serve as an outdoor classroom for educational programs provided by library staff. Excess produce is donated to local food pantries.
De Pere Lock at Voyageur Park
Locktender’s Native Garden
Contact Claudia Schultz
The Locktender House offers grounds planted with native prairie plants. Originally planted in 2015, the gardens are designated as an official Monarch waystation by monarchwatch.org. The garden is on a national online registry of monarch-friendly habitats with plants providing nectar and host sites for monarch larvae. All-weather plant guides contain large color pictures and names of all of the 77+ plants in the native prairie.
Contact Emily Henrigillis
Tank Cottage is located within Heritage Hill State Historical Park. The tank garden is representative of the type of kitchen or potager garden that would have been planted in the 1700s that includes vegetables, fruits, herbs, and blooming plants in raised beds and pathways. Produce from this garden spans the seasons.
St. Mark's Church
Square Foot Gardens
Contact Mary Spranger
It all started with a Sunday school class planting cabbage and peas in 2010. With the helping hands of Master Gardeners, along with church and community members, the community garden has grown into an acre-sized garden producing over 12,000 pounds of produce for local food banks. The Square Foot Garden, which NEWMGA maintains, is a part of the Community Garden.
Brown County Stem Innovation Center
Contact Al Nass
The STEM Center’s Greenhouse is used by Master Gardeners for education and plant propagation. Plants are raised for the NEWMGA Annual Plant Sale, Community Gardens Program, STEM Family Day, 4H Youth and Breakfast on the Farm. It has also been involved in running plant trials for AAS – All American Selections. Most of the work is done during the months of March through May.
Brown County Stem Innovation Center
Contact Bruce LaSota
This garden, composed of 10 perennial beds, was planted in 2020. The Bob Mongin Garden pays tribute to a highly respected and long serving Master Gardener. The garden provides bloom, foliar interest and pollinator habitat from early spring through late fall outside of Brown County’s Extension Office.
Square Foot Garden
Contact Sara Green
With the help of Master Gardeners, Howard’sYMCA Children’s Garden produces fresh vegetables that are distributed to the YMCA or local food pantries. Children get to work with vegetables and flowers on a weekly basis from planting to harvesting at this raised bed garden.
Bob Mongin Speakers Series
Contact Mary Mullins
The Northeastern Wisconsin Master Gardeners feature speakers every spring who are experts in some aspect of gardening. The Speaker series is dedicated to the late Robert Mongin. As a landscape architect and forester, he shared his many talents with Master Gardener Volunteers, especially with establishing the Brown County-UW Extension Garden that has been moved to the STEM Center on the UWGB campus. Other community contributions he is remembered for include his leadership in the Gardener’s Club of Green Bay, The Mayor’s Beautification Committee, and he was one of the founding members of the Green Bay Botanical Garden.