Horticulture

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Have a gardening question?

Contact Chrissy Wen, your Horticulture Educator with UW Cooperative Extension in Walworth County.

Chrissy Wen
Horticulture Educator
Walworth County UW-Extension
100 W. Walworth Street
P.O. Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Phone: 262-741-4958
Fax: 262-741-4955
christine.wen@ces.uwex.edu

Please stop by the office, call, or email with any horticulture related questions!


Recent Horticulture Posts

Phoenix Middle School Community Garden

Phoenix Middle School Community Garden has 5 garden beds available, please call us at 262-741-4957 for more information! FoodWise, UW-Extension Walworth County, Phoenix Middle School, UW-Extension Horticulture Program, Master Garden Volunteers, DDCA , Fit Families, and Delavan community, Thanks for your support! El Jardín Comunitario de “Phoenix Middle School” tiene 5 jardines disponibles, por favor […]

Community Garden Open House Postponed!

The Community Garden Open House has been postponed. We will post further information as soon as it becomes available. El evento del Jardín Comunitatio es pospuesto.

Master Gardener Meeting 6/14/17 Cancelled!

  Master Gardener meeting for tonight has been canceled due to the weather and is rescheduled for tomorrow at 6:00pm at Veterans Park in Genoa City.

Canning season is coming!

Start planning now for home canning, food preservation season UW-Extension website offers recipes, how-to videos and more When it comes to flavor and taste, few things compare to home-canned produce fresh from the garden. The home canning and preserving season will be here before we know it, so now is a good time to start […]

COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN HOUSE!

Walworth County and FoodWIse UW-Extension, in collaboration with several county organizations will host a community garden open house. Join us for some Garden fun & learning. We will have activities for the kids and even some taste-testing nibbles! Saturday June 17th, 9:00-11:00 AM Phoenix Middle School (Near Soccer Field) Delavan, WI 53115 Check out our […]

Gardening 101: Attracting Butterflies, Birds & Bees to your Landscape

As the days get longer and the temperature rises, it’s the perfect time to think about gardening! Please join us on Thursday, April 27th at 6:30 pm  for a special program to help you get started, and to attract some beneficial animals to your yard. Library staff and Master Gardeners, Lisa Selje and Lisa Lynn, will […]


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Brown Evergreens?

This past winter was particularly hard on evergreen trees and shrubs.  This spring it’s been a common sight to see evergreens with brown needles which is a sign of Winter Burn.  The University of Minnesota has a great article to help learn more about Winter Burn and how to deal with plants that are effected by it.

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