Nature & Horticulture Programs

  • Join the educators as the seasons change for a year full of learning and observing nature.
  • Connect with other like-minded individuals to share experiences and to learn from their trials, good or bad!
  • Plenty of research based information is available through these programs for you to utilize in your own backyard.
  • All information presented is geared to the general homeowner and topic discussion is very much encouraged.

 UW-Extension has a different horticultural focus each year at Harmony Arboretum

2018 Spring Garden Conference

Saturday, March 24th – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association is presenting its 23rd annual Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, March 24. The all-day conference will be held at the University of Wisconsin – Marinette Campus.

The Keynote Speaker is Megan Cain, a garden educator, writer and speaker, who will present “Design Inspiration for a Creative Vegetable Garden.” General sessions provide a variety of learning opportunities for the balance of the morning and afternoon.  A number of hands-on workshops include various garden art projects. Early registration will ensure enrollment in preferred sessions.

The cost for the all-day session is $40 and includes morning refreshments, the educational sessions and homemade lunch. Workshops have an additional fee to cover materials. Registration is now closed and no walk-in registrations will be accepted.

Between breaks attendees will have an opportunity to view educational displays, participate in a bucket raffle, or find special items at the sales and garden magazines/books tables. The “Ask a Master Gardener” booth that will be staffed by master gardener volunteers – so attendees should be prepared with horticulture related questions.
*All four (extra fee) workshops are full.
*The Willows in the Garden session is cancelled.
Updated Spring Garden Conference Brochure






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2018 Nature and Horticulture Programs




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