Waupaca County does not have a specialized Horticulture Educator; further, the Waupaca County Agriculture Agent position is vacant. An excellent on-line resource is https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/.
Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies: The following are CANCELLED:
- Children’s Garden: NEW LONDON and WAUPACA Children’s’ Garden for this summer.
- Spring Plant Sale! Sunday, June 7, 2020 – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. @ Waupaca County Fairgrounds, Education Building in Weyauwega. This annual sale features quality plants grown for this region. Gardeners will find a wide selection of perennials including plants what will attract butterflies and humming birds. Also available are native plants, annuals, shrubs, trees, vegetable plants, garden art and much more.
- 17th Annual Garden Walk & Art Stroll – Saturday, June 27, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy several Waupaca Area Gardens & Central Wisconsin Artists. Tickets and garden guide/map will be available in early June at the Waupaca Chamber of Commerce Office and in the gardens the day of the event.
- Fall Plant Sale
For more information on the Spring Plant Sale or the Garden Walk & Art Stroll visit http://wimastergardener.org/?s=Waupaca
Handouts from meetings: (when available)
Grow Your Own Salad Greens (pdf 643 KB)
HORTICULTURE LINKS OF INTEREST
- Department of Entomology Insect Diagnostic Lab
- Plant Disease and Diagnostic Clinic
- Extension Horticultural Publications
- Wisconsin Native Plant Sources
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
- Wisconsin Horticulture Calendar – Other events of interest
- Wisconsin Master Gardener Program
- The Wisconsin Gardener – Public TV