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Plant Health Advisor Training

  • Dane Co/UW Extension 5201 Fen Oak Drive Madison, WI, 53718 United States (map)

Tuesday, September 30 9:00am - 3:00pm
Dane Co/UW-Ext classroom
Register by September 21

Our annual Plant Health Advisor training for MGVs interested in learning how to answer gardening questions on our Horticulture Helpline or at Farmers Markets or other events. We have approximately 35 active PHAs who help us do this. It is a great way to learn, but requires a commitment to ‘doing’ it on a regular basis because of the learning curve. PHA Jan Blakeslee says “I’ve learned more about plants by being a PHA than anything else!” It’s also a great way to meet other MGVs—some who have a lot of experience, and others who are newer. I take a lot of satisfaction from watching MGVs work together to solve a gardening problem a member of the public has brought to them. It is so cool to see them use Extension resources and their own considerable researching skills to find answers.
 Think about signing up!  Registration information.
Lisa Johnson

Earlier Event: September 30
MGV Hours Report Due
Later Event: October 4
Green Thumb Tuesday