The Spooner Agriculture Research Station once again successfully hosted the Twilight Garden Tour on August 24. The gardens were in full bloom and many vegetables ready for harvest. The gardens were full of visitors as well as pollinators.
Speakers and topics covered this year are:
Danette Hopke, UW-Madison Extension Behavioral Health Program Manager presented “The Connection Between Nature and Well-Being.”
UW-Madison Extension Emerging Crops Outreach Specialists - Jason Fischbach and Steffen Mirsky presented on hazelnuts & emerging crops for northwest Wisconsin.
The Teaching and Display Gardens are a joint effort between the Spooner Agriculture Research Station, operated by the University of Wisconsin - Madison College of Agriculture and Life Science, the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension and area UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.
Open to the public for self-guided tours during day light hours seven days a week mid-May through mid-September.