Updates from our Blog
Japanese hedgeparsley (Torilis japonica) is now flowering in Wisconsin. See the attached map to see where we have knowledge of populations in the state.
Part of the Plants Plus Series – a remix of past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics. To get 1 hour of continuing education credit for watching and reading this package of information, just complete the short quiz! This Plants Plus package focuses on the interactions of people and growing plants in community gardens.
The Master Gardener Program in Shawano County started in 2007. Over 45 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 17 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX Educator facilitating the MG Program is Agriculture Agent Jamie Patton. Read more in this excerpt from the 2015 accomplishment report.
Some of our favorite childhood memories may be of home-preserved foods: delicious dill pickles, spicy salsa, and sweet jams and jellies. And many of us enjoy sharing these favorite items with family and friends. But how do we know that these family favorites are safe and of good quality to share?