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Master Gardener Training Classes Announced

Master Gardener Training Classes Announced

Master Gardener Training Classes Announced Registration for Level 1 Training for UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers is now open. Classes meet once per week starting September 8 for 13 weeks to provide an overview of horticultural topics including: Basic Botany, Soils, Pest Management, Insects & Diseases, Weeds & Invasive Plant Species, General Gardening Practices, Garden Flowers, […]

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Horticulture Help Line -Walk In Wednesdays

Horticulture Help Line -Walk In Wednesdays

Milwaukee County UW- Extension Horticulture Help Line Walk-In Wednesdays Walk-in-Wednesdays for free plant and insect advice is available Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 PM through August 27 at the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension office 9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A, Wauwatosa. Due to construction on Watertown Plank Road and new traffic patterns, follow the signs to […]

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Tomato Blight

Tomato Blight

The deadly tomato disease, late blight, has been confirmed in Milwaukee County. This means the potential is great for all tomatoes to be attacked by this incurable disease . Once infected, there is no cure. You can protect tomatoes from late blight by using a fungicide every 5 – 7 days for the remainder of […]

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Horticulture News!

Horticulture News!

The UW-Extension Horticulture Education Center at Boerner Botanical Gardens is now open for the 2014 season! When:  Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. May 1st through September 30th, 2014 Who: staffed by trained Plant Health Advisor Master Gardener Volunteers New for 2014: Master Gardener Volunteers will have a booth in the main lobby of the Education and […]

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Tomates Sin Complicaciones

Trouble-free tomatoes brochure in Spanish. TroubleFreeTomatoesSpanish

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Wisconsin Drought Information

Wisconsin Drought Information

Cooperative Extension experts provide online resources and information about drought Madison, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in 42 Wisconsin counties due to the drought. These dry conditions pose challenges for all Wisconsin residents, both urban and rural. Potential crop losses may prove stressful to cash grain farmers as they […]

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Spring and Late Vegetable Planting Schedule

Spring and Late Vegetable Planting Schedule

A helpful guide to planning your gardening needs. Spring and Late Vegetable Planting Schedule (PDF)

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Your Lawn, Your Choice Brochure

Your Lawn, Your Choice Brochure

Lawn care somewhere from conventional, organic and somwhere in between. Start with the basics done right. YourLawnYourChoice (PDF)

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