Strawberries are the most widely grown small fruit crop in Wisconsin. Learn about the growth and fruiting habits of strawberries and how to raise and harvest them successfully in this publication.
Proper planting techniques ensure long survival and good health of trees. This brochure shows how to correctly plant balled and burlapped trees and shrubs.
Colorful butterflies can add a lot to a garden. Learn how to create a butterfly garden that will be attractive to many different types of butterflies in this article…
The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, is a significant pest of landscape trees and shrubs, vegetable and fruit crops, and turfgrass. This factsheet describes the lifecycle of this beetle along with management and control options.
Plant selection is one of the most important decisions a gardener, landscaper or designer makes. Learn more about selecting plants in this publication.
The following lawn care calendar provides an overview of home lawn maintenance. Not all lawns require every maintenance activity. Be sure to customize the care of your lawn to its specific problems and needs.
Currants, elderberries and gooseberries are all native to Wisconsin woodlands, and are generally hardy throughout Wisconsin. Find how to select, plant and grow them successfully in this publication.
Fungus gnats (Family Sciaridae) are insects commonly associated with overwatered houseplants. They can become a nuisance when they are present in large numbers and fly around inside a home. In most situations, fungus gnats are a cosmetic problem. However, on occasion, fungus gnat larvae can cause plant damage.
While Zimmerman pine moth prefers Austrian and Scots pines, it will also attack Eastern white and mugo pines in the landscape. Learn about damage caused by this pest and control strategies in this factsheet.
Planting flowers will encourage many beneficial insects because they need nectar and pollen as adults. To learn more about which flowers are best for supporting natural enemies, including parasites and parasitoids, read this article…
Rhizosphaera needle cast is the most common disease of Colorado blue spruce in Wisconsin, and can also affect other conifers. This factsheet covers identification and management of this disease.
With brightly colored flowers in shades of pink to red, white and bicolors, blooming holiday cactus plants are a welcome sight at this time of year, but not all types bloom in late December. Many specimens have been kept as houseplants for years, or even decades. To learn more about the various plants called holiday cactus, read this article…