Landscape Professionals Conference

Liberty Hall 800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, WI

UW-Madison, Division of Extension and the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association, Fox Valley Chapter team up to provide the Landscape Professionals Conference March 3-4, 2020 in Kimberly, WI. This two-day conference is designed to enhance your professional landscape skills and appreciation for sustainable landscapes. The program offers half day sessions the first day and three tracks…

Managing Invasive Woody Shrubs Workshop

Fitchburg Public Library 5530 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Speakers: Mark Renz (Professor and Extension Specialist UW Madsion) Anne Pearce (Wisconsin First Detector Network Coordinator). Invasive woody shrubs like bush honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.) and common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) are some of the most impactful invasive plants in Wisconsin. They are common in forests, pastures, rights-of-ways, and even residential areas. In these areas they can…


Yard and Garden Cleanup with Diseases and Insects in Mind

Be prepared to approach your garden and yard cleanup with a better understanding of strategies you can use to benefit your yard, keeping in mind plant diseases, insects, winter interest and wildlife food.