Upcoming Gardening Mini Webinar Series
UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program is offering FREE educational mini webinars to help you be more successful in your own yards, gardens, containers – anywhere you grow plants!
Join us for the Fall into Winter Gardening series where you’ll learn how to get your landscape ready for winter, protect young trees from damage, and take care of your festive houseplants. These engaging mini-webinars are 20 minutes each followed by Q&A. Registration is required for each mini webinar. Participants can attend only one or all three! This series is open to the public. All webinars will be recorded and made available on the Extension Horticulture website.
Go to https://bit.ly/3rZez9V to find out more and to register!
Fall into Winter Gardening
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.
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.
These mini webinars are hosted by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Horticulture. For upcoming events and learning opportunities, see https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/events/