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Dahlias an amazing color display for the garden

Dahlias an amazing color display for the garden

Dahlias (Dahlia pinnata) a favorite of many Wisconsin gardeners, come in a variety of sizes, flower colors (except blue, and shapes to meet the needs of any garden space or color palate.

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Powdery Mildew

Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildews are a common, widespread, and an easily recognizable disease that can infect a variety of trees (except conifers), shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables, houseplants and green house plants, when conditions are right.

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Mulch – The Gardener’s Friend

Mulch – The Gardener’s Friend

Mulch is one of the most important tools in a gardener’s arsenal. In fact, it can make many of the other tools unnecessary over the course of the growing season. Mulch reduces water evaporation from the soil. (Less use of the hose and sprinkler.) It also prevents germination of weed seeds and suppresses existing weeds. […]

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Colorful Coleus

Colorful Coleus

Learn about how to use the versatile fuss-free coleus in your garden.

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Growing Your Own Saffron

Growing Your Own Saffron

How to harvest saffron from your garden for use year-round.

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All About Creeping Charlie

All About Creeping Charlie

How to Identify and control this persistent ground cover.

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The Birds and the Bees…and Moths and Butterflies

The Birds and the Bees…and Moths and Butterflies

How to create habitat for backyard-friendly pollinators.

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June is Invasive Species Awareness Month

June is Invasive Species Awareness Month

Awareness of invasive plants helps reduce their spread.

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