Posted on July 13, 2012
Insects in the Garden
The heat of the year is starting to drive some populations of insects. We are starting to see increased populations of japanese beetles and large […]
Posted on June 25, 2012
The mild winter and now the recent heat has led to a very early season for our berry crops. The Raspberries are ahead about 3 […]
Posted on June 18, 2012
The garden is planted!
The University Display Garden is planted and freshly mulched. This year we are trialing a total of 388 cultivars of annual flowers and approximately 127 […]
Posted on May 14, 2012
April showers DID bring May flowers!
As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers and after the dreary and rainy April, May has showered us with warmth and sunshine. Here […]
Posted on November 29, 2010
Seedless Table Grape Trial
In 2007 we planted 15 varieties of seedless table grapes at the West Madison Research Station in the University Display Garden fruit plots. We will […]
Posted on November 5, 2010
Two Varieties of Broccoli Still Producing Very Well.
Our favorite broccoli variety is still producing well on November 5. ‘Diplomat’ is a broccoli variety that we have been trialing for three years: 2008, […]
Posted on July 29, 2010
Squash Vine Borer-Update
About a month ago we discussed the arrival of the squash vine borer and our control methods. Since that time we have had incredible growth […]
Posted on July 28, 2010
Time to Heel the Leeks…………….
It may be time to heel the leeks again. We have now heeled our leeks for the fourth time. We planted the leeks in a […]
Posted on July 21, 2010
AUGUST 21, 2010 Field Day
With one month to go until our annual Field Day the gardens are looking spectacular. Each year, on the third Saturday in August, we invite […]
Posted on July 16, 2010
GARLIC HARVEST EARLY THIS YEAR: We harvested our garlic this week. The harvest is two weeks ahead of last year. Several of our new varieties […]
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