Training and Pruning Apple Trees

Apples are the most common fruit tree planted in Wisconsin. In addition to providing fruit, apple trees can be a pleasing addition to the home landscape. However, unlike most shade trees, apple trees require annual training and pruning from the time of planting to produce an attractive and productive tree. To learn about the care of apple trees, please click “read more”.

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Winter Salt Injury and Salt Tolerant Landscape Plants

Winter in Wisconsin often means snow and ice. To allow safe travel for pedestrians and motorists, walkways and roads must be kept as ice-free as possible. While snow and ice removal is best done with shovels, snow blowers, and plows, this may not remove all of the snow, and ice can quickly form, leaving slick, hazardous surfaces. Deicing salts are used extensively to melt this ice and snow. To read the entire article, please click “read more”.

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