Winter is here! Snow and ice on driveways and sidewalks need to be removed with each snow or ice storm that arrives. Are you looking for salt alternatives for your driveway or sidewalk? Do you want to learn more about salt tolerant landscape plants? Check out the UW-Madison Extension publication, Winter Salt Injury and Salt Tolerant Landscape Plants.
This free PDF publication focuses on recognizing and preventing plant damage caused by deicing salts, evaluates the pros and cons of alternatives to rock salt, and provides an extensive list of salt-tolerant plants.