JUNIOR CAMP 2017

Note: We have a waiting list for boys at this point but are still good for taking registrations for girls. Register: Jr Camp Registration Flyer 2017 PHOTO RELEASE 2017 Health Form 2017        4-H Youth Health Form PDF format Expectation Form 2017       Expectation Form 2017 PDF format Counselors Applications: Jr Camp counselor app letter 2017

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Douglas County Head of the Lakes Fair 2017

2017 Fair Registration and Information Letter Dear 4-H Organizational Leaders and 4-H Parents and 4-H Members: This is the “all important” letter that explains how 4-H members can register for the fair.  Please encourage your 4-Hers to exhibit at the Head of the Lakes Fair; it is an opportunity to show their project accomplishments.  It […]

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Identification Guide to Toxic Plants in Forages and Pastures Available

New UW-Extension identification guide to toxic plants in forages and pastures available Madison, Wis. – While most plants are safe for livestock to consume, a few plant species can sicken or even kill animals if ingested. Recognizing poisonous plants and knowing proper livestock management are important steps in minimizing the potential for poisoning according to […]

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Accessible Raised Bed Vegetable/Herb Garden Demonstration

Master Gardeners are offering a raised bed garden building and planting demonstration at Broadway Market Garden on Saturday, June 3rd at 12:00 pm.. The garden is located at the corner of Hammond Ave and Broadway in Superior. The public is encouraged to attend. “Raised beds are often a preferred method for developing vegetable gardens in […]

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Lake Superior Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale June 15, 2017

LSMGA will host their annual plant sale Perennials, annuals and other garden-related items This sale helps support community projects in the city/county with small grants. Time: 4-6 p.m. Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Fairlawn Mansion Museum 906 E 2nd St, Superior, WI 54880 To see flyer: 2017 Plant sale

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Photos Needed of Your Home or Community Garden

Show us your communities Garden!   UW Extension needs pictures of excellent examples of home and community gardens growing food!  There are some beauties throughout Douglas County.  If you are a Master Gardener you  will receive one hour of volunteer hours for every 3 pictures sent in! Send to : mailto:Cheryl.shockley@ces.uwex.eduor  jane.anklam@ces.uwex.edu. Along with photos please fill […]

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“Ask a Master Gardener” at Solid Rock Gardens 4:30-6:00 p.m. Tuesdays

The community is invited to stop bye and “Ask a Master Gardener” on Tuesday evenings during the summer from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Solid Rock Garden. University Information will be available for reference.  The Solid Rock Garden is also the Lake Superior Master Gardeners supplemental food garden project site, the gardens are on Weeks Ave and 6th.

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Specialty Crop Field Days May 24-25 Bayfield, WI

Growers interested in learning about specialty crop growing techniques in northern Wisconsin are invited to attend two Specialty Crop Field Days hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The field days will be held May 24-25, 2017 in the Bayfield area and will feature farm visits to four local farms where […]

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Junior Camp 2017 ~ July 28-30 Leisure Lake Youth Camp

CAMP INFORMATION: 4-H Junior Camp is for children ages 8-13 as of July 1, 2017. Douglas County has openings for 36 campers. Youth experience a wide range of educational and fun-filled activities and make new friends! Camp Staff: Includes the county 4-H educator, kitchen staff, lifeguard, trained 4-H teen counselors, and adult volunteers. We need […]

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Soil Testing 2017

Soil Testing Soil tests provide specific fertilizer recommendations for your lawn and garden and can help you avoid over-application of fertilizer.  Soil testing is recommended for lawns, gardens, fields, wildlife areas and vegetable and fruit production. Visit our soil testing page for homeowners or our soil test page for farmers for more information or call […]

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