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Mid-Summer Gardening Tips

Gardening season is in full swing, complete with all of the challenges and mysteries that can pop up. Read on for tips to help you with mid-summer gardening challenges and surprises.

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We are Open for Visitors!

The Extension Milwaukee County office has reopened to the public Mondays- Fridays from 9 am – 1 pm. To contact a staff person directly, please see our staff directory.

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Have You Received Seeds You Didn’t Order?

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has been notified that some Wisconsin residents have received unsolicited packages in the mail containing seeds. The types of seeds in the packages are currently unknown and may contain invasive plant species. Read on for details on what to do if you receive these seeds.

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Dismantle Racism

Dismantling Racism is Necessary for Communities to Thrive

It is clear that racism and white supremacy in our systems, communities, and schools are killing Black, Brown, and Indigenous people. This is unjust. Our efforts towards racial equity in response to this work have not been enough. As an office, we have much work to do. We invite our current, former, and potential community partners, volunteers, and colleagues not already engaged in the work of confronting and dismantling racist systems to join us in this necessary work. Change is only achieved when we commit to long-term, sustained work as a community.

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