Our Mission:

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.

Horticulture related information is to be directed to the Horticulture Educator or the Plant Health Advisors.

This blog is not for garden related questions.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Blended Compost On Your Spring Menu?

The Rotary Botanical Gardens' bagged, blended mushroom compost sale begins this Saturday, April 2nd from 8 am until noon. This compost is composed of aged horse manure and peat moss and has been blended/shredded with bark fines. We use over 200 cubic yards (bulk) of this in the gardens each year as a soil amendment and mulch. Bags are 1.5 cubic feet (between 40 and 50 lbs.) and are $5.50 + tax. RBG members receive 10% off. This sale will continue every Saturday (same hours) in both April and May. Check out the RBG website ( for information on this sale and our looming tree sale, Earth Day activities, spring plant sale, lectures, workshops, fall symposium, etc.

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