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Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Farm Fresh Atlas™

Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Farm Fresh Atlas™

The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a key marketing tool for many local farms, farmers’ markets and local food businesses in Southeast Wisconsin. The atlas was developed to connect consumers to great-tasting, local food and support agriculture in our region, keeping farmers on the land.

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4-H Enrollment is OnLine

4-H Enrollment is OnLine

Now is the time to enroll in Kenosha County 4-H for the 2014-15 year.  Enrollment is now on line at http://wi.4honline.com. Don’t know which club to join, check out all of the clubs at http://kenosha.uwex.edu/kenosha-county-4-h-clubs/  or contact Bethany Sorce, 4-H Program Assistant at the Kenosha County UW-Extension Office at 262-857-1945 to enroll.   Bethany Sorce 4-H Program Assistant […]

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Meeting Cancellation

Meeting Cancellation

Due to the snow, the Kenosha County 4-H Council meeting and officer training are cancelled. The officer training will be rescheduled to a later date.   Thank you. Bethany Sorce Kenosha County 4-H Program Assistant Bethany.sorce@ces.uwex.edu 262-857-1945  

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Protecting Roses for Winter

Protecting Roses for Winter

Question: I didn’t get a chance to cover my roses before the polar vortex descended. Is it too late? I have a combination of regular roses and shrub roses. C.T.

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Diplodia Shoot Blight and Canker

Diplodia Shoot Blight and Canker

Question: I have three Scot pines in a row that hide my back patio from the street. The past few years I’ve noticed more and more dead needles on the branches and on the ground. Some of the branches are brown all the way out to the tips. Do you know what is wrong and […]

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Reblooming Poinsettia

Reblooming Poinsettia

Question: I have a potted poinsettia left over from last Christmas. The plant looks very healthy and has lots of new growth. How can I get it to bloom this year? N.R.

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Caring for Hydrangeas

Caring for Hydrangeas

Question: Some of my hydrangeas did not flower. Do I cut them back now or could it be because I cut them back last fall? P.E.

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Kenosha County Center Demonstration Garden

Kenosha County Center Demonstration Garden

Kenosha County Center Demonstration Garden was recognized as “Best Inspiration” garden by All-America Selections. Congratulations to the University of Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener Volunteers and Jeanne Hilinske-Christensen, Consumer Horticulture Educator who designed and cared for this garden. http://all-americaselections.org/display_gardens/contest.cfm To see more about the garden click here.  

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Kenosha County UW-Extension Launches Recycling Website

Kenosha County UW-Extension Launches Recycling Website

(10/24/2014, Kenosha, WI) Kenosha County UW-Extension announces that it has launched its Kenosha and Racine Counties Recycle Guide website for residential and commercial sectors. Features of the website include a searchable database for many hazardous waste products that can be recycled through municipal and private sector recycling firms servicing the two counties. As a ‘one […]

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Informational Meeting on Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Informational Meeting on Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Local town and village officials are invited to attend an educational meeting to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. The University of Wisconsin-Extension and Farm Bureau in Kenosha and Racine Counties are hosting this meeting on: Monday, November 10th 7:00 PM Kenosha County Center 19600 […]

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Garden Soil Preparation

Garden Soil Preparation

Question: I’m preparing for a new vegetable garden in my back yard. I’ve removed the sod and tilled the soil. What else can I do this fall to get ready for next spring? T.S.

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