Have a gardening question?
Contact Chrissy Wen, your Horticulture Educator with UW Cooperative Extension in Walworth County.
Walworth County UW-Extension
100 W. Walworth Street
P.O. Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Please stop by the office, call, or email with any horticulture related questions!
Recent Horticulture Posts
Tour Private Gardens in the beautiful Lake Geneva area! The Master Gardeners of Walworth County, by special arrangement, are hosting a self-guided tour of local gardens. Begin your journey at Horticultural Hall. Then, travel through the Lake Geneva area to experience private gardens at your own pace.
Emerald Ash Borer, a serious pest of ash trees has been confirmed Walworth County and several other counties of Southeast Wisconsin. Homeowners can take steps to provide their trees with a measure of security but it must be done proactively.
Have you seen these moths around? They may be more harmful to your trees than you think! Find out more at the Gypsy Moth in Wisconsin website.
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.