Latest Horticulture News
With no leaves to block our view, winter allows us to see trunk and branch structure more clearly. We also sometimes see unusual growths, or galls, on tree trunks and branches. There are a variety of different causes, depending on the tree species.
In the depths of a Wisconsin winter, we rely on houseplants for some greenery in our lives. Hopefully, your pets aren’t doing the same. Many pets, especially cats, like to nibble on leaves of houseplants, which can be dangerous as some may be toxic or irritating to animals.
Although it doesn’t seem like the optimal time to be gardening, February is actually a great time to be out pruning your trees and shrubs to make them more structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing. Why prune now? Whenever you prune, you create wounds that potentially can serve as entry points for disease-causing fungi and bacteria.