Sites & Projects

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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.

DePere Locks

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.

Heritage Hill

Tank Garden

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

Greenhouse 

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

Mongin Garden

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.

YMCA West

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.

YMCA East

Vegetable Garden

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During the summer programs offered by the YMCA-East, Master Gardeners provide guidance to young gardeners. Master Gardeners bring their wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, helping young gardeners understand the fundamentals of gardening. They teach them about how to plant seeds, how to tend to the plants as they grow, and how to save seeds from their plants to complete the lifecycle.