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Evening Excursion at the AAS Display Garden

Evening Excursion at the AAS Display Garden

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 Garden

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Master Gardener Training Orientation

Master Gardener Training Orientation

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.

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Horticulture Helpline

Horticulture Helpline

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 master.gardeners@kenoshacounty.org

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Home Canning Classes at the YMCA this Summer

Home Canning Classes at the YMCA this Summer

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

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Tomato Wilt & Juglone

Tomato Wilt & Juglone

Question: My tomato plants are wilting and the problem seems to be getting worse. Do you think it is a root rot or a wilt disease? H.W.

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Root and Crown Rot

Root and Crown Rot

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.

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Bitter Strawberries

Bitter Strawberries

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.

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Vegetable Planting

Vegetable Planting

Question: Is it too late to plant vegetables? J.J.

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July/August 2014 Home Lite

July/August 2014 Home Lite

Check it out! The July / August 2014 Home Lite contains lots of info:

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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

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 […]

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Moss and Mushrooms in Your Landscape

Moss and Mushrooms in Your Landscape

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.

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Summer 2014 Cow/Calf Meetings

Summer 2014 Cow/Calf Meetings

Presented by the UW-Extension Beef Team and Livestock Team
2014 Cow Calf Program — June 24, 2014, 4:00 pm
A Seminar series for registered stocker producers, commercial cow/calf producers, small hobby farm beef producers, Ag professionals, and educators

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Butterfly Friendly Landscape

Butterfly Friendly Landscape

Question: I’ve read so much about the decline in butterfly populations. Are there ways to make my yard more attractive to butterflies without a dedicated butterfly garden? E.R.

Answer: You absolutely can and should make your landscape butterfly friendly.

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4-H Arts Camp

4-H Arts Camp

Be a Part of the 2014 4-H Arts Camp Youth Staff

Application Deadline is June 17

The application and other required forms for 2014 4-H Arts Camp Youth Staff now available on the State 4-H website at http://fyi.uwex.edu/4hartswisconsin/arts-camp/

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