Horticulture

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  • Aphids June 26, 2017
    Author:  Karen Delahaut, UW-Madison Fresh Market Vegetable Program Last Revised: 01/07/2005 Aphids are soft-bodied, sucking insects that are sometimes called plant lice. They feed on plant sap and subsequently excrete a sugary substance (called honeydew) that can attract ants as well as support the growth of a saprophytic fungus called sooty mold. There are […]
  • Red, white and blue June 26, 2017
    With Independence Day in early July we're seeing lots of red, white and blue. In keeping with that theme, here's a horticultural selection revolving around those patriotic colors. Read about six different plants that have red, white or blue flowers in these archived articles:  
  • Water Tanks and Water Connectors June 12, 2017
    Water in the six tanks at the community gardens is used to water the gardens. Do not wash your hands in the tank.  Do not let children play in the water tanks.  To wash hands, tools, or veggies, draw water out with a bucket and wash outside of the tank. In addition, please realize that the water connections are vulnerable to damage if care is not taken when […]
  • Philanthropy June 6, 2017
  • Master Gardener Update June 2017 May 26, 2017
    Summer begins this month!  See what's going on in Rock County this month for Master Gardeners. Master Gardener Update June 2017

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