Fall into Winter Gardening


Join the UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program for the Fall into Winter Gardening series of webinars. Learn how to get your landscape ready for winter, protect young trees from damage, and take care of your festive houseplants.

Tips for Getting Landscape Plants Ready for Winter

Thursday, October 13, 12:00 p.m.

Even though the days are getting shorter and winter is around the corner, your gardening tasks are not done yet! Join us to learn about how to protect susceptible plants from snow and cold damage. We will also talk about proper mulching and watering to help your plants through the fall and survive the winter. Presented by: Lisa Johnson, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Division of Extension, Dane County.


Protecting Young Trees from Animal and Other Damage Over Winter

Thursday, October 20, 12:00 p.m.

In winter, young trees are prone to a variety of hazards. Be prepared to mitigate that damage by learning how to protect young trees from potential wildlife damage and how to effectively protect trunks from winter sunscald damage. Presented by: Diana Alfuth, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Division of Extension Pierce and St. Croix Counties.


Maintaining Your Festive Houseplants

Thursday, October 27, 12:00 p.m.

Description: Festive houseplants are a common gift that you may give or receive. Learn how to keep a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, Norfolk Island Pine and other favorite gift plants thriving. We’ll cover requirements including light, watering, fertilizer, and humidity. Presented by: Janell Wehr, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Division of Extension Wood and Marathon Counties.


To register for any of these mini webinars, go to https://bit.ly/3g0IfhF 


This mini-webinar series is hosted by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Horticulture. For upcoming events and learning opportunities go to: https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/events/

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