Wisconsin Gardener Segments tagged as Garden Basics
Join UW-Madison Soil Scientist Wayne Kussow as he explores the best methods for keeping your soil and lawn healthy.
Take a look at some of the new varieties of sunflowers growing in the test plots of the Jung Seed Company. Leanne Gensh shows off the Autumn Beauty, Floristan, Music Box, and Pancino varieties.
Join Dr. Frank Rossi, UW-Extension turfgrass specialist, as he explains how to seed your lawn and why you should plan on doing so between August 15 and September 15.
Divide your perennials in the spring for best results. Master Gardener Ann Munson demonstrates how to successfully separate the plants.
Join Evelyn Howell, professor of Landscape Architecture at UW-Madison as she discusses site analysis--the very first step of garden design.
Store your tender bulbs over the winter. Jeff Epping from Olbrich Botanical Gardens explains which bulbs should be dug up, when you should dig and how to store the bulbs so they can be replanted in the spring.
Sue Steinmann of Arena Designs shows us how to make a living wreath from succulent plants with as few as 40 cuttings.
Join Dane County Master Gardener Ann Munson as she reviews some fall tasks that will benefit your garden and help it to survive a Wisconsin winter.
Travel to the Rotary Gardens in Janesville. Executive Director Kim Emerson explains how dividing plants and improving soil rejuvenates established perennial beds.
Learn how to properly handle pesticides. Karen Delahaut explains the correct way to store and dispose of pesticides used in the garden and in the home.