Horticulture

 

Kewaunee County UW-Extension Horticulture programming focuses on Master Gardener Volunteer training and the continued growth and expansion of Community Gardens in the County.

 

In the Know

Fall is the time to plant spring-flowering bulbs. For tips on buying and planting bulbs click here: https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/uwex/hort/fallbulbs/

tulip and daffodil free to use

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Ground-nesting yellowjacket workers at the entrance of their nest. Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota

Ground-nesting yellowjacket workers at the entrance of their nest. Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota

It’s that time of year for abundant yellowjackets. Find out more about yellowjackets, bald-faced hornets and paper wasps, and how to manage nests.

http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/insectlab/2015/09/10/yellowjacket-season/

Wisconsin Bee Identification Guide

Need Help With Horticulture?

Call Master Gardeners.

Master Gardeners will again be available to answer your horticulture questions at the UW-Extension Office this season.

Master Gardeners are volunteers who give freely of their time for the good of Kewaunee County citizens.

Messages can be left on the voice mail of the Master Gardener phone line: (920) 388-7169. Your call will be returned during the Master Gardeners’ hours.

Master Gardeners are individuals who have completed a minimum of 30 hours of training and have passed the Wisconsin Master Gardener exam. For more information on the Master Gardener program and how to become one, please click here: Wisconsin Master Gardener Program

HORTICULTURE PROGRAMS IN KEWAUNEE COUNTY

Mission: To encourage, support and promote horticulture to the residents of Kewaunee County through quality educational programs.

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Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin

Wisconsin officials with the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and the Department of Natural Resources announced August 4, 2008, that Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been identified in Wisconsin near Newburg in Ozaukee County. Below are key informational resources to assist with education and updates concerning State and local EAB issues.

Homeowner Guide to Emerald Ash Borer Insecticide Treatments – (2 pgs., 101 kb) – UW-Entomology
Wisconsin Emerald Ash Borer Resource Page – UW-Madison, Wisconsin DNR, and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Emerald Ash Borer Multi-State Information Page – Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin
Emerald Ash Borer News – UW-Madison Department of Entomology
Emerald Ash Borer Information – Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

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STAFF

If you have any questions regarding Horticulture in Kewaunee County, please contact:

Aerica Bjurstrom
Kewaunee County – UW Extension
810 Lincoln Avenue
Kewaunee, WI 54216

Phone: 920-388-7138
Fax: 920-388-7159
Office Hours: M-F, 8 am to 4:30 pm
Email: aerica.bjurstrom@ces.uwex.edu

Erin Dahle – Program Assistant
Phone: 920-388-7141

University of Wisconsin-Madison