This garden is a joint effort between the Spooner Agricultural Research Station, operated by the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service and area UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. It’s purpose is to demonstrate perennial and annual plants that are suitable for growing in zone 3. In addition, there are many perennial plantings being evaluated for winter survival and growth habit. Part of the garden is an official All-America Selections Display Garden. This AAS display is one of only seven sites found in Wisconsin.
SARS Teaching & Display Garden is named 2013, 2015 & 2016 second place winner and 2014 first place winner in the National All-America Selections Landscape Design Contest!
Interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer?
Check out the State Master Gardener webpage for information on the Wisconsin Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program. See the North Country Master Gardener Volunteer website for application materials for the 2017 training beginning on March 7, 2017.