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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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Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

The Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual perennial plant sale at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on May 17th, 2014. This will take place rain or shine in the DNR enclosure area from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to purchase all sorts of perennials and get advice on any questions from  […]

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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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Trouble-free Tomatoes Brochure

Trouble-free Tomatoes Brochure

If asked, most people would say that if they were to grow only one vegetable, the tomato would be it. Learn more about growing tomatoes successfully by downloading our new brochure — Trouble-Free Tomatoes. The brochure includes tips about plant selection and care, guidance on preventing problems of care and climate, and information about blights and wilts.

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Tomato Diseases Factsheet

Tomato Diseases Factsheet

Are your tomato plants showing signs of distress? Sharon Morrisey, Consumer Horticulture Agent for Milwaukee County, has issued a new factsheet on tomato diseases — septoria leaf spot, late blight and early blight. There are 3 main diseases that make growing tomatoes in Wisconsin a challenge. Until recently, only Septoria and Early Blight were problems, appearing […]

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