University Display Gardens

2018 Garden Open House, August 18th, 9am to 1pm
August 13, 2018

2018 Horticultural Field DayWMARS

Peony
March 15, 2018

Brother Chuck

Seedless Table Grapes for Wisconsin (Fresh article)
November 22, 2017

Table grapes article_Fresh FINAL

Compost for Sale
September 28, 2017

We sell compost at $46/cubic yard plus delivery (no pickup option available). Please call Janet at 608-262-2257 x2 to coordinate delivery and volume.

Seedless Table Grape Varieties
September 27, 2017

Several varieties of seedless table grapes have been under evaluation in Wisconsin for winter hardiness, production, and flavor. Seven have persisted since 2007 and are described in the flier below. Table_Grape_flier tablegrape_factsheet2018

2017 SunPatiens and New Guinea Impatiens Evaluation Results
September 11, 2017

This summer, the Commercial Flower Growers of Wisconsin hosted the largest display of impatiens in the Midwest here in our display gardens. 179 cultivars of SunPatiens and New Guinea Impatiens were transplanted June 1st and evaluated once a month, for …

Ornamental and Vegetable Plant Trials
March 9, 2017

Thinking of expanding your garden? See how different plant varieties perform specifically in the Madison area. We evaluate flowers and vegetables on a number of criteria and make that information available to you! The data is also used to help …

Commercial Flower Growers of WI flower evaluations, 2016 season
October 28, 2016

In 2016, the Commercial Flower Growers of Wisconsin selected over 150 ornamental flowers for evaluation in the Display Gardens.  The results of monthly and overall ratings are posted here: 2016flowerevals_cfgw

Effectiveness of Low-Risk Pesticides on Powdery Mildew and Leaf Spot Disease and Cranberry Leaf Mulch for Weed Suppression
February 7, 2014

Please click on the link below to see to the pdf version of the research trial results. 2011-13 CFGW powdery mildew factsheet

2013 UW-WMARS Annual Flower Evaluations
November 22, 2013

The 2013 season is over and the results of our annual flower trials have been compiled. This year we conducted evaluations on 182 flower cultivars in our general trial and an additional 85 cultivars within our CFGW (Commercial Flower Growers …