Using Native Plants in Your Home Garden

Where: 
Room 12/14, Baraboo Civic Center, 124 2nd St., Baraboo, WI

Jeannie Manis, President for the Sauk County Master Gardeners Association, will discuss native plants, the benefits of using them, and ways to incorporate them into your home garden. She will also provide lists of good native plants that can work well in the home garden and how they can be used instead of some invasive species. This presentation will be held at 6:30 PM in Room 12/14 at the Baraboo Civic Center, 124 2nd St., Baraboo.

Jeannie is a life-long gardener. She started gardening with her grandmother when she was about seven years old. As an adult, she and her husband have transformed the yards of their homes, removing large sections of lawn and creating numerous perennial flower and vegetable gardens in their place. She is the columnist for the weekly column “Sauk County Gardener” which appears in a number of local newspapers in Sauk County. Jeannie has been a master gardener volunteer since 2011 and is the current President for the Sauk County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. As an Extension Volunteer for the Master Gardeners Program, she is volunteers her time teaching others about gardening and natural resources. She also completes continuing education each year in order to maintain her certification.

This program is co-sponsored by the Baraboo Buds Garden Club of the Carnegie-Schadde Memorial Public Library and the City of Baraboo Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry.

All people in the Civic Center must wear a mask over their mouth and nose.

Contact: 
Carnegie-Schadde Memorial Public Library, 608-356-6166
slide advertising the program Using Native Plants in Your Home Garden 11-9-21 featuring Jeannie Manis, President, Sauk County Master Gardener's Association