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Grow Budget-Wise, Beautiful Gardens Anywhere

Growing gardens is good for the mind, body, spirit, and your household budget. To assist people in finding ways to grow nutritious food and beautiful landscapes, We Energies has teamed up with gardening expert Melinda Myers and Public Libraries throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Together, they are providing FREE webinars, videos, activity guides, DIY projects and other resources and activities through the libraries this growing season to help gardeners be successful no matter their experience level, the size of their budget, or space limitations.

Gardening Webinars, Videos, Activities, and Projects

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Gardening Webinars presented by Melinda Myers:

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Growing a Bountiful Harvest Even When Time, Space & Budget are Limited

Learn some tips and strategies to help you harvest the most produce from your garden. Whether you have a dedicated garden or squeeze fruits, vegetables, and herbs in your landscape wherever space allows, we will help you grow lots of produce no matter your limitations. We will explore products and plant varieties as well as planting and harvesting techniques to help increase your vegetable gardening success!

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Gardening in a Changing Climate

Extreme heat, drought, floods, fluctuating temperatures and wind add challenges to the way we garden. Let’s talk about plants better suited to our changing climate and strategies for helping our gardens thrive in these changing times.

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Fall is for Planning and Planting an Energy-Saving Landscape

Beauty and energy savings can go hand in hand. Select the right plants and place them in the best location to help reduce energy use. We will explore strategies for small space lots and larger properties so you can start implementing your own energy-saving landscape design.

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Gardening How-To Videos & Activities


Host a Seed Swap

Gather with library patrons, friends, and family for a seed swap at your local library or consider hosting one yourself. Then share and receive surplus seeds with others in your community.

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Grow a Tomato in a Pot

Learn tomato-growing tips for success and a bountiful harvest.

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Go on a Bug Hunt

Learn more about the good bugs in your garden and neighborhood and why they are so important.

Backyard Journal

August 2023 - Worm Composting

Learn all about converting kitchen scraps into a nutrient-rich soil amendment and how it can help the success of your garden.

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Upcoming Live Events
& Webinars


April 17, 2024
Landscaping for Birds: 
A Gardener’s Perspective

Glendale, WI 

April 18, 2024
Be a Waterwise Gardener
Golden Rondelle Theater, Racine, WI
Register now

April 20, 2024
Pruning Hydrangeas and Other Shrubs 
Pasquesi Home & Gardens, Lake Bluff, IL

April 27, 2024
Ridges & Rivers Book Festival
Viroqua, WI

April 28, 2024
Flowering Trees and Shrubs
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

May 1, 2024
FREE WEBINAR

Ornamental Fruits and Vegetables
Register now

May 4, 2024
Garden U 2024 

New Richmond, WI
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May 9, 2024
FREE WEBINAR

How to Plant Your Rain Garden
Register now

May 11, 2024

Ask The Plant Doctor Q & A
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

May 12, 2024
Ask The Plant Doctor Q & A
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

May 18, 2024
Ask The Plant Doctor Q & A
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June 1, 2024
Selecting, Planting, Pruning and Caring for Hydrangeas
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

June 5, 2024
FREE WEBINAR

Under-Appreciated Pollinators
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