Spring 2013 Gardening Workshops
Click on the link for details:
*Grow Your Own Groceries: Gardening workshop for beginning and intermediate gardeners covers where and what to plant, fertilizers, pest control, composting and much more.
- April 27th 9:30 – 11:30 am Northside: Atonement Lutheran School -4500 N. Sherman Blvd., Milw. 53209. FOLLOWED BY FREE SPAGHETTI LUNCH. MUG Members $2/ $4 Non-Members. Please phone MUG: 414-431-1585 to reserve your place.
- May 4 10am-noon Southside: (in English & Español): Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley- 3700 W. Pierce St., Milw. 53215. Reservations: 414-431-2940 $2 MUG or UEC Members/ $4 Non-Members
*Plant Swap — May details to be announced.
For details and locations visit the Gardening Workshops tab!
Spring is finally here; time to garden!
With the last bitter chill of winter drifting past and the fresh aroma of spring filling the air, it’s time to start planning for the 2013 growing season!
Need ideas or supplies to get started? Check out our sponsors to stock up on all your 2013 gardening necessities while supporting MUG!
Click on the logos to visit and learn more about MUG’s sponsors and how they are supporting the Milwaukee community!
Start Your Own Community Garden
Community Gardens Are An Important Source of Healthy, Fresh Food. They Beautify Neighborhoods and Build Strong Communities.
Interested in getting your neighborhood more involved?
Start an urban garden in your neighborhood today!
Visit the Start a Garden tab and check out our updated 2013 resources to get the ball rolling.
Looking for Spring seed and transplanting guidelines? Visit our Garden Resources tab under Resources.
NEWS — MUG Now a Program of Groundwork MKE
The boards of directors of two prominent nonprofit organizations announce today that they have completed a merger. Groundwork Milwaukee and Milwaukee Urban Gardens are combining forces to deliver programs and services more efficiently to improve Milwaukee neighborhoods, with a strong emphasis on food, water and jobs.
Read more about Milwaukee Urban Garden’s official merger with Groundwork Milwaukee in our Press Release.
Calling All Milwaukeeans, Garden Lovers, and MUG Enthusiasts Alike
Thanks to our members and supporters, the year was a great success, with community gardens growing almost 25,000 lbs. of food all around Milwaukee. In 2013, all of us here at Milwaukee Urban Gardens look forward to securing more land for neighborhood gardens and continuing to improve the Milwaukee community as a whole, but in order to do that we need your help.
The close of the year is a critical time for MUG, and we ask that you spread a little more Christmas cheer and help support MUG through a 2013 membership, ear-end donation, or payroll deduction through Community Shares. Or all three!
* A 2013 membership costs only $25.You will receive discounts on MUG programs.
*A donation will help us secure more land for more gardens in areas of need in Milwaukee.
*A payroll deduction through your workplace giving campaign can be earmarked for MUG through Community Shares. Talk to your workplace giving people.
Every donation of yours helps keep Milwaukee Urban Gardens strong and running for years to come, ensuring that we continue to provide Milwaukee with a cleaner, greener, and healthier urban environment.
Please Donate Today!
What’s MUG up to?
To see some videos of a couple of our most outstanding gardens, visit the Publications tab under our Resources page.