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The Rock Prairie Master Gardener Association, located in Rock County, Wisconsin, is the 42nd association of the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program.

This blog is used to distribute timely information to association members regarding volunteer opportunities, MGV highlights, and other social tid bits.

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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Michael Dirr - horticulture educator and author

Who is Michael Dirr?

One of the most recognized authors and educators in the world of horticulture education, Dirr is Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia.

He has written some of the most recognized reference books in the genre, received numerous awards for his work and is revered by many as the last word on trees and woody shrubs. His books can be found in libraries around the country.

The majority of Dirr's work has been published by the Timber Press in Portland Oregon.

Several of Dirr's titles are available for research at the UWEX office. If you are interested in Dirr's works contact Mike Maddox at 757-5696.

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