Northeastern Wisconsin
Master Gardeners' Association

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Affiliated with University of Wisconsin-Extension and
the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program​

Become a Master Gardener

Welcome to the Northeastern Wisconsin
Master Gardeners' Association!

Announcing the 2019 Robert Mongin Garden Series!
February 2
Got Cabin Fever? Can't wait for spring to start? Neither can we! Get an early start to spring by joining us for our ​
2019 Robert Mongin Garden Series of gardening talks.  

For more information, or to register, visit our Educational Opportunities .
Growing Mosses and Shade Plants
March 2
Using Bulbs as Companion Plants in the Garden & Using Tropical Bulbs in the Summer Garden
April 6
Success with Cacti & Other Succulents as House Plants
The Value of Master Gardener Volunteers
UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers keep a record of volunteer activity and continuing education hours throughout the year which are both required to achieve and maintain certification as Master Gardeners.

In 2018, 84 local county volunteers reported 2,992 hours of volunteer time at 11 community projects.

  • 147 hours were direct education in the community;
  • 146 hours were dedicated to youth education;
  • 2,699 hours were community service.
  • Additonally, 845 hours of were committed to continuing education to improve their horticultural knowledge.

The 2018 Growing Season in Review...

For the Master Gardener Volunteers’ annual meeting/banquet in October, Val Campbell, one of our Master Gardener Volunteers, put together a slideshow demonstrating the impact the Master Gardener Volunteers had in our community this past year.
Did you have the opportunity to stop by the De Pere Locktender's Garden this year?  Native Gardeners did it again!  If you weren't able to visit this extensive native prairie in an urban setting, you can download their Native Prairie Plant Guide here .
  1. Bob Mongin Memorial Garden - Bellevue, UW Extension Office
    Bob Mongin Memorial Garden
    Located on the grounds at 1150 Bellevue Street, Green Bay - the previous address of UW Extension.
  2. BC Library's Children's Edible Garden Event
    BC Library's Children's Edible Garden Event
    The Children's Edible Garden at the Brown County Library Downtown GB
  3. Neville Museum Native Garden
    Neville Museum Native Garden
    Creating Monarch-Friendly Native Garden in Urban Downtown
  4. Brown County Library's Children's Edible Garden
    Harvest Time!
    Harvesting Jelly Melons at the Children's Edible Garden
  5. Locktender's Native Prairie Garden - Open House
    Locktender's Native Prairie Garden - Open House
    Open House at the De Pere Locktender's Native Prairie Garden
  6. St. Mark's Raised Garden - 471 Pounds of Veggies Harvested!
    St. Mark's Raised Garden - 471 Pounds of Veggies Harvested!
    A very successful year of growth for St. Mark's Garden

NEWMGA Board of Directors

  1. Officers 2019:
    Al Nass - President Trisha Linssen - Vice President Nancy Fictum - Treasurer Julie Cole - Secretary Birdie Schatz - Past President
  2. Board Members:
    Steve Beernsten Crystal Brown Barbara Brumm Dr. Tim Freeman Kyle Gigot
  3. Linda Gustke Steve Herro Joanne Kondro Eileen Rueden Melissa Schmitz
  4. Mary Sprangers Mindy Ward Doris Magyar - WIMGA Representative Vijai Pandian - Advisor