An indispensable resource for nursery growers, this publication identifies pests of trees and shrubs in the state plus the products available for their control.
Learn about the best-rated lilacs for Wisconsin’s cold climate, and how to care for these plants for years of enjoyment.
Degree Days incorporate temperature and time to quantify the rate of plant and insect development. This useful tool helps predict events such as flowering, harvest, and pest outbreaks.
Phenology is a branch of science that studies the life cycles of plants and animals with seasonal changes and weather. Learn more in this factsheet.
Learn to recognize and prevent plant damage caused by deicing salts. Learn about alternatives to rock salt and which plants are salt-tolerant.
Lichens are organisms that arise from mutually beneficial interactions between certain fungi and algae. Learn about these harmless, and very common organisms in this factsheet.
This linked website provides information for trees and shrubs suitable under powerlines.
Black walnut trees can have a dramatic, negative affect on certain plants. To learn more about juglone toxicity and which plants are suceptible, read this article…
The Management of Invasive Plants in Wisconsin series explains how to identify invasive plants, including common and glossy buckthorns, and provides common management options.
Woodpeckers are attractive visitors to bird feeders and an integral part of the ecosystem, but can sometimes cause damage. Learn about the habits and management of these interesting birds.
Interested in getting higher yields of fruit, want a fruit tree but don’t have much space, or just want an interesting plant as a focal point? Read this article to learn more about the classic technique of espalier…
Stinkhorns are mushrooms that can appear in mulch, lawns, and areas with bare soil. Stinkhorns do not cause plant disease, and can be beneficial, as described in this factsheet.