Come join us for an Evening Excursion at the Kenosha County Center AAS Display & Demonstration Garden Monday, August 4th, 4-7p 19600 75th Street, Bristol, WI Informal walking tours Plant advice from UW-Extension Horticulture Educators and Master Gardener Volunteers To learn more about the gardens …. AAS Display GardenRead More
Orientation is an opportunity to learn more about the University of Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program, the training course and volunteer projects. Attendance at one of the orientation programs is required to apply for the Master Gardener Volunteer Program.Read More
Have a gardening question, please contact the Horticulture Helpline: 262-857-1942 manned by local Master Gardeners. Please leave a detailed message including your name and contact information. We will get back to you as soon as possible. You may also e-mail the Horticulture Helpline at firstname.lastname@example.orgRead More
Food Preservation Class Instructors UW Extension Family Living Educators and Master Home Food Preservers Cindy Muhar and Melinda Stuart invite you to join us at the Sealed Air YMCA this summer, to learn how to safely preserve fresh jam, pickles and tomatoes for your eating pleasure!
Classes held at the Sealed Air YMCA
8501 Campus Drive, Mount Pleasant, WI
Question: I’ve noticed several plants in my yard are wilting. I think the plants are rotting from all the rain. The soil in my garden squishes if I step on it. I dug up a couple of sick looking petunias, the roots looked brownish. Some of the stems on the Invincebelle hydrangea bushes fell over. When I tried to straighten the stems they broke off even with the ground. The end of the stem seemed soft and discolored. Is there anything I can or should do? J.C.Read More
Question: I read your article of May 1st about strawberries. Weeds are manageable and berries are a nice size. But they do not taste like strawberries and are sour. They are on the east side of my garage and get moderate sunshine. Should I move the location for next year? Can I transplant my patch? I am wondering if they are not sweet because they don’t get enough sun. I am thinking of a raised garden. Thank you. S.O.Read More
Question: I have a large ash tree in my front yard. How can I save it from emerald ash borer? S.R., P.L. and others Answer: Over the past five years I’ve written numerous times about emerald ash borer (EAB) but we are getting lots of questions so here’s the latest university information. A regular regime […]Read More
Question: Moss is growing in the flower bed on the north side of my house. I usually scrape it off the ground but someone told me lime will get rid of moss. Is that right? S.P.
Question: How do I kill the mushrooms popping up all over my yard? Is there some chemical I can use? K.B.