Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers

Master Gardener Volunteer Week, April 5-9, 2021

Join us in celebrating Master Gardener Volunteer Week, April 5-9, 2021.  Master Gardener Volunteers make positive impacts in their communities through hours of community service by answering diagnostic questions, growing and donating food local panties, beautifying community spaces, conducting workshops, and more!!  Master Gardeners work tirelessly to make our communities incredible places to live.

Wednesday, April 7, is “Thank A Master Gardener Volunteer Day.”  If you would like to thank a Barron County Master Gardener, you can click on this link, link and write a short note and submit.

Thank for for taking the time to support our Barron County Master Gardeners!!
Mission Statement
The goal of this organization shall be to encourage, foster, support and promote Horticulture for all Master Gardener Volunteers and residents of Barron County and to promote UW-Extension from which we are founded.

Annual Dues:  $20.00 due in October

Payable to:  Barron County Master Gardeners (BCMG)

Send to :  Millie Seabold, 2173 24th Avenue, Rice Lake, WI 54868

Officers and Directors:

President – Carolyn Swanberg

Vice President – Hali Dessecker

Secretary – Geri Nedland

Treasurer – Millie Seabold

Directors:  Cindy Giguere, Tammy Schutz, Gene Nelson, Carol Kettner

Other Contacts:

Historian – Carolyn Swanberg

Record Keeper – Laura Cutsforth

Newsletter – Carol Kettner

Sunshine – Jill Keefer

Publicity – Hali Dessecker

WIGMA State Board Rep:  Hali Dessecker


Master Gardener Program Schedule for 2020


Below are a few interesting and hopefully helpful articles

Anthracnose on oak      Creeping Charlie       Bronze Birch Borer         Gevens Late Blight Tomato 2010 pdf
Cedar Apple Rust             Grub Control in lawn Care    Sap-sucker Damage
Common Veggie Insects      Homeowner Guide to EAB InsecticideTreatments Aug2008
Imprelis Damage to Conifers     insectides for ash borer   Pruning Evergreens
Japanese Beetle – Lab note        Japanese Beetle      Organic tomato Late Blight
Larder Beetle fact sheet      Lawn Weed Control      Spruce Gall Fact Sheet Ohio State University Extension