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.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Rock County has a new Horticulture Educator

On July 1 Christy Marsden will begin her new position as Horticulture Educator for Rock County.

Christy comes from Decorah, Iowa where she worked at the renown Seed Savers Exchange.

She has a Masters in Horticulture and Agronomy as well as a Bachelors in Human Development from the University of California, Davis. While at Davis Christy worked for several years with Master Gardeners in the arboretum.

She loves gardening and exploring the outdoors with her dog Bailey. She's an avid knitter and enjoys reading classics. Passionate about connecting people to plants, she is excited to pursue her passion in Rock County.

Christy will be housed in the UWEX office on the second floor in the Rock County Court House.  

Congratulations, Christy!

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