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.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Orchids for Everyone!

Don't forget the next installment of the Rotary Botanical Gardens (RBG) monthly lecture series! Come enjoy Orchids for Everyone! this Wednesday evening, February 15th from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the Parker Education Center. Dee Speaker from K&W Greenery (Janesville, WI) will give a fun and informative lecture on this topic. RBG Members are asked for a $5 participation fee with all others asked for $10. Consider the value of becoming a member as it relates to these talks as well as reduced fees/costs for our symposia, gift shop, plant sales, etc.

Just an update the our spring symposium, Create An Engaging Garden, is filling up very quickly. You can view the event itinerary at our website ( This event has a great line-up of speakers and topics and will reach maximum capacity in the next couple of weeks. The images included in this blog are orchids seen in the conservatory at Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

Keep updated with "happenings" at RBG by following the Rotary Gardens Hort Blog at