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UW-Extension Offering Plan Commission Workshop on Conservation Subdivision Design: Environmental Merits and Barriers to Implementation

A Waukesha County UW-Extension Plan Commission Workshop will be held on April 15th from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at the Waukesha County Administration Center.  The topic of the workshop will be Conservation Subdivision Design: Environmental Merits/Barriers to Implementation. Hear the results of a recent research project conducted in Waukesha County by Asli Göçmen, Assistant Professor […]

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Pruning Workshops Offered

UW-Extension in Waukesha and Milwaukee counties are offering two hands-on pruning workshops in March. Pruning workshops will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 9:00 to Noon at Nashotah Fire Station in Nashotah and Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:00 am to Noon at the Community Room at the Franklin City Hall. Each workshop […]

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All-America Selections Plants Are Proven Winners

If you want success with reliable flower and vegetable varieties, look for the red, white and blue logo of All-America Selections on seed packets in retail stores, plant tags in bedding plants in garden centers or nurseries, or in mail-order catalogs this spring. Each of the winners was trialed next to two or three similar varieties […]

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Tax refund can be a boost to financial security

Tax season is the one time each year when many people get the chance to see their complete financial picture. Experts say that by closely examining your tax information, you may find ways to save money and strengthen your financial situation.

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Wisconsin Master Composter Training Offered in Waukesha on May 2nd

A Master Composter Training Workshop will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Retzer Nature Center, in Waukesha. The UW-Extension Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center (SHWEC) and Waukesha County UW-Extension will be offering this workshop to provide Master Composter Certification to individuals who want to share their knowledge of home composting with […]