Rain Barrels

What is a rain barrel? A rain barrel can be any large container designed to collect rain water. Typically, rain barrels are placed at the bottom of downspouts in order to collect rain as it runs off of a roof. For every inch of rain that falls on 1,000 square feet of roof, about 600 […]

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Master Gardener Program FAQ Updates 2022

Master Gardener Program FAQ Updates 2022  Why the change? The Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener Program implemented a revision of the program on January 1, 2022. This change addressed Extension’s new staffing model and adoption of UW-Madison Policy and Procedures; additionally, it addresses known program confusion, addresses participant diversity, and improves program delivery.  Status quo was […]

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Soil Testing

Lawn & Garden Soil Testing La Crosse County UW-Extension offers soil testing   Why, when and how: Sampling Lawn and Garden Soils for analysis What you get: Analysis of current nutrient content of your soil (P,K). Current soil pH. Recommendation of type and amount of fertilizer to add. Allow 2 – 3 weeks for return […]

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Garden Toolbox Series – Read Your Leaves

This program is part of a series of garden topics so watch the Extension website for more information on future classes. Kaitlyn Davis, Agriculture Educator for Division of Extension La Crosse County will be presenting. This is the first presentation in the Garden Tool Box Series.

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Hands on Gardening – Microgreens

In today’s Hands on Gardening, we talk about a great way to make the most of small gardening spaces inside or out and get some great greens throughout the year.  To view the segment, please click: Microgreens

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