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Free Online Programs
for Wisconsin Gardeners
Join Wisconsin Horticulture Extension for free online gardening programs — and watch from any device! Our topics are suitable for gardeners of any skill level. When you register for a program, you can attend the live presentation or wait to watch the recorded version at your convenience.
For questions about our free online programs, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2024 Schedule and Registration
Plant Selection and Design — Using Native Plants to Support Pollinators
Wednesday, March 20, Noon–1 p.m.
Presented by Lisa Johnson and Tim Ripp, UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program
Understanding the Emerald Ash Borer: From Identification to Action
Monday, April 1, 1–2 p.m.
Join us for an informative presentation on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Wisconsin. Learn how to identify ash trees, recognize the signs and symptoms of EAB, and understand the biology of this invasive insect. We’ll also discuss what to do when EAB affects your trees and the strengths and weaknesses of management options. Don’t miss this opportunity to arm yourself with knowledge against this invasive pest!
Presented by PJ Liesch, Director of the UW Insect Diagnostic Lab
What’s the Deal with No Mow May?
Wednesday, April 3, Noon–1 p.m.
You have heard a lot about No Mow May, but what is the science behind it? Join this panel of experts to hear the background of No Mow May and best practices to be effective.
Guest Panel: PJ Liesch, Paul Koch, Hannah Gaines-Day, UW-Madison Division of Extension
Establishing a Bee Lawn — Current Research and Practical Techniques
Thursday, April 25, Noon–1 p.m.
Join us for an informative online program focusing on the research and practical methods behind creating a bee lawn. We will cover topics such as optimal timing for planting, whether to overseed an existing lawn or renovate to start from scratch, and other establishment practices such as the use of biodegradable seeding blankets. Learn recommended options for different sites and gain insights into purchasing pre-made bee lawn mixes or mixing your own. This webinar is a must-attend for those looking to make their outdoor spaces more pollinator friendly.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! The sessions will be recorded and available after the scheduled date. Check here to view previously recorded programs.
Free! There is no cost to enjoy these programs live or watch the recording.
That’s okay! You can watch the recorded version later at your convenience.
These sessions are online using the Zoom platform.
Yes, registration is required for each session you would like to attend.
You will receive an email confirmation with a link. You will click on that link to join the session on the scheduled date.