Frequently Asked About:

Program Areas:

  • Plan, develop, teach and evaluate university research-based educational programs for all Polk County residents based on their needs
  • Diagnose insect, disease and environmental plant problems for commercial businesses and consumers
  • Train and coordinate Master Gardener Volunteers


Other Resources

UW Extension Master Gardener Program

Polk County Master Gardeners

WI Arborist Association 

UWEX Wisconsin Horticulture

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“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.  It’s what the sunflowers do.”

~Helen Keller~


If you have any questions regarding horticulture in Polk County, please contact:                      

Margaret Murphy

Horticulture Educator

Email: margaret.murphy@wisc.edu

Phone Number: 715-726-7957


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