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Gardening Seminar

May 9, 2014 6pm Registration, 6:30 Meal

Athens Community Hall, Athens, WI
Friday, May 9, 2014 West Marathon County Thrivent Chapter is sponsoring a Free Dinner and Gardening Seminar. 6:00PM registration, 6:30 PM Buffet Meal. Guest Speakers, Steve Free, owner & operator of Grass Creek Greenhouse and Dan Guden of Central Wisconsin Cooperative, Stratford, WI. Hands on children's project. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Linda Wiederhoeft 715-257-7673; Michelle Natzke 715-257-9250 or Kevin Zubke 715-257-7241

Ministry Hospice Plant Sale - Stevens Point

May 9, 2014 - May 10, 2014 Friday 8am - 6pm, Saturday 8am - 1pm

2501 Main Street, East Parking Lot, Stevens Point
Get your garden annuals while supporting a vital community service! Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services is again hosting their annual plant sale and quilt raffle on the Friday and Saturday of Mother's Day weekend. All proceeds benefit patients and families cared for by Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services.

A variety of flowers, herbs, and vegetables will be available. These quality plants are generously provided by Jack's Greenhouse in Hancock, WI. Cash, check and charge will be accepted.

"Garden Path," a gorgeous hand-made quilt (89" x 107" - queen size), donated by the Golden Needle Quilt Guild, will be raffled off on Saturday, May 10 at 12:30pm. Tickets may be purchased before or during the sale. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Need not be present to win.

Hospice care is a service to support people by providing end-of-life care when the patient’s condition is considered terminal and the patient is no longer receiving curative treatment. A terminal diagnosis is defined as the patient having six months or less to live if the condition runs its normal course. The hospice team works with patients to manage pain and symptoms so that their remaining time may be spent in peace and dignity.

Dedicated to quality of life, hospice offers a support system of professional staff and volunteers who assist the patient and their family in meeting their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Hospice care stresses the importance of human needs that go beyond the physical care of the patient. Hospice neither hastens nor postpones death; hospice affirms life and regards dying as a normal process.

For additional information, contact Susan at 800.398.1297.

Hospice Plant Sale - Marshfield

May 9, 2014 8am - 6pm

House of the Dove Hospice Home, 1000 W. 11th St., Marshfield, WI 54449
Welcome spring with beautiful flowers and plants just in time for Mothers' Day! All proceeds go to support patient care for Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services. A great variety of flowers and plants provided by Britten's Greenhouse, as well as community donated plants, will be available.

Flowers/Plants available (while supplies last) include: Fuchsia, Impatiens, Verbana, Petunias, Marigolds, Violas, Salvia, Hastas, Lobelia, Calibrochoas, Begonias, Bacopa, Alyssum, Angelonia, Coleus, Geranium, Dahlia, Crazytunia, Gazania and much more including a variety of veggies, fruit and herbs.

Amanda Gallagher, 715-387-7052

Robert W. Monk Gardens Plant Sale and Garden Flea market

May 17, 2014 8am - 1pm

Robert W. Monk Gardens, 1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
Plant Sale and Garden Flea market

Robert W. Monk Gardens,715-261-6309

Robert W. Monk Garden Tour

May 10, 2014 9am - Noon

Robert W. Monk Gardens,1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
Free Garden Tour, No reservations needed.

Robert W. Monk Gardens
715 261 6309

Think Plants: Container Gardens, Heirlooms and Organics

Apr 23, 2014 5:30pm

Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital Conference Center
Ben Lindner, owner of Tender Shoots Gardens & Greenhouses, will discuss plants, and answer general gardening questions.

call 1.800.362.9900 to register

Central Rivers Farmshed Plant Sale

May 22, 2014 - May 24, 2014 Thursday & Friday 3pm - 7pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm

The Greenhouse Project, 1220 Briggs Court Stevens Point, WI
The Greenhouse Project vegetable plant sale will be held May 22, 3-7 pm, May 23, 3-7 pm, and May 24, 9 am to 1 pm. Plants include peppers, tomatoes, muskmelon, watermelon, zucchini, winter and summer squash, lettuce, broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale, eggplant, basil, cilantro, fennel, thyme, parsley, and celery.

Andrea Spears, 715-303-8591,

Plant Swap & Sale

May 24, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014 May 24 through Summer

Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy. 13, Phillips, WI 54555
Bring your plants to swap or sell during the
trellis workshop and be sure to check out the selection of plants available
at the Friends of Fred Smith Studio all summer long.

Sharyn Friedell, 715-339-7282,