Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken Master Gardener training offered by the UW-Extension and share their time and expertise with others. It is the acquisition of knowledge, the skill in gardening, and giving back to the community that distinguishes The UW-Extension Master Gardeners from other gardeners.
Beginning in the Spring of 1994, the Master Gardener Volunteers have implemented a public plant clinic. A certifies Master Gardener Volunteer is available to help answer questions on general gardening, plant diseases, weed problems and many other topics. The purpose of the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program is to provide unbiased, researched based horticultural information to the citizens of Wisconsin through Master Gardener volunteers. Master Gardener receive training in horticulture through the University of Wisconsin Extension. In return for their training, Master Gardeners volunteer in the UW-Extension horticulture programs and projects which enhance the community.
Plant Clinic hours will resume in the Spring of 2022. For a horticulture question, please contact the Extension Manitowoc County Office at 920-683-4167.