West Madison presents Family Hort Day – Saturday, April 26

The West Madison Agricultural Research Station is holding a Family Horticulture Day on Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. That’s the first in a season full of opportunities for visitors. Summer evening walks with extension specialists begin June 17 with Phil Pellitteri on Insescts in the Garden. You’re also invited to come tour the garden on your own. For more information download the station brochure.

  • Learn to transplant tomatoes, peppers and take home your transplants
  • Learn all you wanted to know about herbs and choose 3 herbs to take home
  • See the GIANT hornworms
  • Enjoy the hands-on science projects
  • Find out what DNA from Wisconsin’s favorite Whooping Cranes looks like
  • Join us in tasting the red, black and yellow popcorn – find out if each color has a different taste
  • Enjoy Babcock ice cream and find out what horticulture crops are in each flavor
  • Learn to use a tool that will allow you to measure a microgram