Continuing Education offers garden and landscape tours of its campus in the summer and workshops throughout the year.
Questions? Contact Kari Borne at 262-472-1003 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, June 14, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 15, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, August 10, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Meet at Lot 19 along Schwager Road
July 22 tour has been cancelled
Thursday, August 3, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor's Center, Lot 7
Thursday, August 17, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Meet at Visitor's Center, Lot 7
Wes Enterline is UW-Whitewater's Sustainability Coordinator. Wes is a volunteer in the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program.
Tours are held on the UW-Whitewater campus and are FREE.
These are walking tours with low activity levels. If you anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about physical access, please contact Kari Borne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-472-1003
To join the mailing list for gardening-related programs, contact Kari Borne at email@example.com
Saturday, February 18th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., University Center, Room 261
Learn the art and science of pruning dormant trees and shrubs. We will cover different pruning styles and cuts for overall plant safety and health. If weather permits, we will go outside to apply theories to trees and shrubs on the UW-Whitewater campus. If time permits, we will cover general garden practices for landscape plants, lawns, and vegetable gardens to get ready for the upcoming growing season.
Meet Your Instructor: Chrissy Wen, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator in Walworth County. She has a degree in Horticulture from the University of Wyoming, and has worked in the landscape industry at Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy in Williams Bay and has taught in both Nicaragua and Mexico.
Saturday, March 4th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., University Center, Room 261
Weeds are survivors. We can admire them and learn from them, but we don’t need to let them take over our gardens. For this session we will discuss managing weeds. We will also talk about using some of the habits of weeds to make our gardening even more fun and interesting.
Meet Your Instructor: Linda Holmes is a retired UW-W Accounting professor who became a Master Gardener in 2014. She is a listed member of Seed Savers Exchange and participant in its M-GEN program. She gardens at home and has plots at the Whitewater Community Garden, firstname.lastname@example.org.