Garden Visions

Garden Visions 2015

January 23rd & 24th, 2015

Registration begins November 15th, 2014


Experience Garden Visions

Friday: register for a pre-conference workshop.


Wausau Chef Clint Schultz of Urban Street Bistro and Kat Becker of Stony Acres Farm will team up to present GV's first Slow Food Dinner.

This sit down dining experience will include a choice of three entrees and a presentation by CSA owner Kat Becker.

Locally Grown Food from Seed to Table...

will be Kat's presentation topic. Before dinner, you are invited to attend a Meet and Greet session provided by the Robert Monk Gardens, featuring regional refreshments and appetizers. $35 per attendee or $65 per couple will cover the entire experience, to be held at the UWMC dining room. Limit 50 people.

Saturday: listen to national and regional speakers, view educational exhibits, enjoy Garden Vision’s photography contest submissions, take a chance on our raffle, meet and greet our speakers, authors, vendors and shop. The conference is open to the public and you do not have to be a Master Gardener to attend; we welcome anyone with an interest and curiosity in gardening!

We hope to see you at our 2015 conference.
212 River Drive, Suite 3, Wausau, WI
For more information:
email: Carol at
Phone: Carol at (715)693-6446

Sponsored by the North Central Wisconsin Master Gardeners and the University of Wisconsin Extension

Driving and Parking Directions

Directions to University of Wisconsin Marathon County

518 S. 7th Ave

Wausau, WI 5441

From the North or South on Hwy I-39/51

Take exit 192 onto eastbound Hwy 52/Stewart Ave., past Marathon Park to 7th Ave. Turn right on 7th Ave. to UWMC.

From the East on Hwy 29

Take Hwy 51N (not Bus. 51) to exit 192. Take eastbound Hwy 52/Stewart Ave., past Marathon Park to 7th Ave. Turn right on 7th Ave. to UWMC.

From the West on Hwy 29

Take Hwy 29 to Hwy 52E/Stewart Ave. Take eastbound Hwy 52/Stewart Ave., past Marathon Park to 7th Ave. Turn right on 7th Ave. to UWMC.

From the East on Hwy 52

Follow Hwy 52W to Stewart Ave. Take westbound Stewart Ave to 7th Ave. Turn left on 7th Ave to UWMC.


If you are unable to find a non-permit parking place in one of the lots there is adequate parking in Marathon Park which is adjacent to the university. Drive past the university entrance and turn right on Garfield Avenue which will take you into Marathon Park. You may park in one of the lots or along the roads in the park. We will have signs to direct you into the back (West) entrance of the university and to registration.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates to Garden Visions 2015 are now available. Do you have a special person that is hard to shop for? Consider a Gift Certificate to Garden Visions 2015.

The deadline for purchasing gift certificates is December 31, 2014.

For details, contact Eileen at or (715) 897-4918

Garden Visions Raffle

Check out our Garden Visions Raffle. The grand prize is a Lee Valley Tools Mayan Hammock Chair, plus, many more great prizes (Listed Below).

Raffle Tickets are available at:

Quality Foods IGA of Rib Mountain - 2900 Rib Mountain Dr.

Wausau and the UW-Extension Office - 212 River Dr, Rm 3, Wausau.

UW Center for Civic Engagement Building - Continuing Education Office, Rm 202 - 525 Stewart Ave, Wausau

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5, participants need not be present to win.

The drawing will be held Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 2:45 pm


Giving Gardeners Food Drive

Helping others in Times of Need…The Giving Gardeners Food Drive

Present a donation of 1 or more non-perishable food items at registration and receive a ticket for each item for the door prizes.

All items will be donated to the Salvation Army.