Vegetable Varieties for Containers

Growing plants in containers (referred to as container gardening) is an easy way to grow and maintain vegetables. Find suggested varieties suitable for container gardening here.

Summer Vegetables (Part 1)

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-02 Whether you’re a new or experienced vegetable buyer, you’re likely to find helpful information and cooking inspiration in this pamphlet. It offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking cabbage, eggplant, and tomatoes (4 pages). Download Article

Summer Vegetables (Part 2)

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-03 If you’re looking for a new way to prepare carrots or aren’t sure how to store that zucchini you brought home from the market, look no further. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking beans, carrots, and summer squash (4 […]

Growing Pumpkins and Other Vine Crops in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3688 Growing vine crops such as pumpkins, melons, cucumbers, gourds, and squash is an excellent way to bring a weed-infested field into production. This publication tells you all you need to know to select, plant, manage, and harvest these vine crops in Wisconsin (19 pages).     […]

Home-Grown Tomatoes for Wisconsin

H.C. Harrison Revised:  10/20/2011 Item number:  A1691 Tomatoes are one of the most nutritionally rich of all vegetables and grown easily in the home garden. Here’s how to get started and care for your tomatoes from growth to harvest (6 pages). Click on links to read publication. Download Article

Fall Vegetables

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-04 Many fall vegetables have unique flavors, and under proper storage conditions, some types of fall vegetables can last for months. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking beets, Brussels sprouts, and winter squash (4 pages).   Download Article

Spring Vegetables

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-01 The sight of spring vegetables at the farmers’ market means growing season has returned to Wisconsin. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking asparagus, peas, and spinach (4 pages). Download Article

Growing Tomatoes, Peppers, and Eggplants in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3687 This publication is packed with practical information for organic and conventional growers, and it’s tailored to Wisconsin’s growing conditions (24 pages).     Download Article

Growing Salad Greens in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3788 Salad greens provide market gardeners a high-value crop that brings a premium price if grown and marketed successfully. Salad mixes have become particularly popular among customers seeking convenience. Salad mix is a collection of leafy greens pre-mixed and sold together. This idea originated in France centuries […]

Growing Onions, Garlic, Leeks, and Other Alliums in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3785 This detailed publication offers plenty of tips on how to grow various alliums such as sweet onions, leeks, storage onions, scallions, and garlic. Includes information on site and cultivar selection, planting, soil and irrigation management, dealing with insects, diseases, and weeds, and tips for harvesting, handling, […]

University of Wisconsin-Madison      |        Explore Extension: Agriculture Community Development Families & Finances Health Natural Resources Youth