Starting your garden from seeds might be easier than you think. Check out this article to get practical tips on starting your plants from seeds.
Many of our food crops require or benefit from pollination by insects. Learn about common pollinators in Wisconsin and how to attract and support them in your yard and garden in this factsheet.
Maps related to cold hardiness zones so you can choose plants that can survive winter in your area.
Proper soil pH allows plants to efficiently take up nutrients. Learn how to reduce high soil pH in this factsheet.
This publication explores landscape planning: putting the plan on paper; selecting, placing, and planting trees and shrubs; and maintaining the home grounds.
Known by several common names, Glechoma hederaceae is a pest in lawns and gardens. Often called Creeping Charlie it thrives in moist, shady spots and is difficult to eradicate. Learn about this creeping nuisance in this article…
In mid-summer, the fields and roadsides are filled with airy white flowers of Queen Anne’s Lace, an introduced plant that is related to carrots. Learn more about this nearly-ubiquitous weed by reading this article…
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…
Tobacco mosaic causing a blotchy light and dark coloring (mosaic) of tobacco leaves. Tobacco mosaic causing a blotchy light and dark coloring (mosaic) of tobacco leaves.
Powdery Mildew is a disease of many plants. It causes a white, powdery appearance on leaves and flowers. Learn how to manage this common disease in this factsheet.
Boost your garden’s production with mulches. This publication shows when to use organic mulches, like bark or leaves, and synthetic mulches, like plastic sheets, and teaches how to apply them.
Making your own compost is an easy, practical, and satisfying way to make use of yard waste and table scraps. With this publication, designed for the home gardener, you’ll be composting like a pro in no time!