The Horticulture Program provides unbiased, university research based information to the general public focusing on horticultural and natural resource education about environmentally and socially responsible practices through leadership and innovate programming.  It provides thousands of volunteer hours through the efforts of the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteer Program Association.


Margaret Murphy is our Horticulture Outreach Specialist. She serves Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties. She is here to teach gardening and horticulture to our community members and is available to answer your questions. She is often assisted in these duties by the Master Gardener Volunteers.

You can email questions to Margaret at margaret.murphy@wisc.edu   or call her at 715-382-3253 (cell).

Margaret Murphy
Horticulture Outreach Specialist
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension
Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties
227 1st Street West
Altoona, WI 54720-1601
Phone: 715-382-3253
(Main office in Chippewa County)

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