Outagamie County Master Gardeners Conference

The Outagamie County Master Gardeners announce their annual Garden Expectations Conference to be held Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 8:45am – 3:30pm at Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, WI. This year’s expert presenters will cover a myriad of topics to aid gardeners in growing both ornamental and edible plantings. Cost is $35 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, & refreshments. See for registration information.

Conference Schedule – March 16, 2013

8:00am – Registration

8:45am – Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00am – “The Original Come Back Kid” Presenter: Nate Bremer

10:30am – “The Secrets Behind Birds & Blooms” Presenter: Stacy Tornio

11:45am – Lunch Served (included with registration)

12:45pm – “French Intensive Gardening” Presenter: Bill Wright

2:15pm – “Answers from the Experts” Presenter: Panel Discussion

3:30pm – Conference Closes


OCMGA 14th Annual Plant Sale

The Outagamie County Master Gardeners Association will be holding their 14th Annual Plant Sale from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 19, 2012, on the UWEX grounds at 3365 West Brewster Street in Appleton. This sale offers a wide variety of new types of perennial and annual flowers, shade plants, vegetable plants, herbs, and grasses along with garden compost, info demos, vendors, garden treasures, and yard sale items all at reasonable prices. 

Plant Diagnostic Clinic throughout the day – get answers to your general plant questions about care, insect or disease problems 

Garden Info Demos:

9 am: Garden Art/Trash to Treasure

10 am: Decorative Leaf Castings

11 am: Butterfly, Nectar & Larvae Plants

Noon: Native trees and shrubs 

Master Gardeners will be available throughout the sale to answer gardening questions and personally help shoppers select plants for individual garden sites.

See for more information.