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Dues Reminder

The deadline for submitting dues to remain or become a WIMGA member (and get the state newsletter) is still a ways off (January 15), but don’t forget about this during the busy holiday season. Many local associations have already started collecting the $5 in order to submit everyone’s dues as a group to the WIMGA Treasurer. If you haven’t paid your dues yet, please contact your local association or local county UW-Extension office for more information.


Landscape Pesticide Registry

Landscape Pesticide Advance Notice RegistryDid you know the state of Wisconsin will notify you when lawn and landscape pesticides are to be applied to properties adjacent to your home by commercial applicators? To take advantage of this free service, all you have to do is sign up online with WI-DATCP. For more details on the program read the full article...

Pink Rain Lily, Zephyranthes grandiflora

If you want to grow something a little different, with grassy foliage and relatively large flowers, consider pink rain lily. This tender bulb gets its common name from the color of the flowers that burst into bloom after a good rain. Easy to grow in containers, it makes a good summer patio plant or a year-round houseplant. Learn more in this article...

Got Pumpkin Pie? Thank a Bee!

Pumpkins are a staple for Halloween decor, and in pies for Thanksgiving and other winter holidays.  There are many native bees that pollinate pumpkins and other squashes that are being researched as the domesticated honeybee continues to decline. To learn more about the USDA research, read this article...

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