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Gardening Tips: Protect and Promote Pollinators

Pollinating insects such as bees, flies, butterflies, moths, wasps, and beetles play a key role in seed production for many flowering plants in the world. Horticulture Outreach Specialist Vijai Pandian gives advice on how to attract and support pollinators in your gardens.

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Addressing Plant Health Issues: Boxwood Bushes and Austrian Pines

By Vijaikumar Pandian What’s Happening to Green Boxwood Hedge?  Bleached leaves and twig dieback are a common plight of this year’s boxwood bush caused by winter burn/winter desiccation injury. The winter damages observed on the boxwood in southeast Wisconsin region ranges from yellowing leaves on the top few inches or on the sides of the […]

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