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Tony's Tip: Garden Vision

By Tony Schumacher

DORCHESTER (WAOW) -- Even with the colder weather settling in gardners are making plans for NEXT season.

Tony Schumacher joins is now with news with a look at how you can do that too.

If you're a garnder looking for tips we've got a great idea. Joining me are Lynn Buhmann and Kathy Rubino members of the North Central Wisconsin Master Gardners.

Thanks for being here.

Were glad to be here.

Tony: There's a conference coming up, tell us about this.

Lynn:The conference is taking place January30 and 31 on Friday and Saturday.

Tony: Where's it at?

Lynn: It will be at the Plaza Hotel in Wausau.

Tony: Tell us what is going on Friday?

Kathy:Something Friday for the gardner and the professionals. It's going to be very hands on. We will be doing living wreaths and living frames.

There will be info on composting and digital photography.

Tony: Cost?

Kathy:There is a cost and it is on a first come first serve basis. You have to register for the classes. and the costs is $25 each and then there are fees.

Tony: On Saturday.

On Saturday there are programs with books and we have gardners and how to gardern on a limited budget.

Tony: That's very important these days.

Yes. It is. And we have 5 authors works there we will talk about. We will talk about glorius gardening for pennies and organics, and there is info on trees and shrubs and what makes some vegetables continue to be popular, square foot gardening landscapes, composting.

Geared towards all levels. The expert to the beginners. It costs $40 dollars which includes lunch and all the fees. To learn more you can go to Garden Visions.org or check with your county extension office in Marathon or Portage County.

This is not just for experts it is open to the public.

Online Reporter: Ashley Gatz

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