Horticulture

Welcome to the Lincoln County UW-Extension Horticulture Page!

 Resources:

Barrel’s of Fun PowerPoint – Rain and Compost Barrels

Just Stop Bugging Me Presentation PowerPoint

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Website

Becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer – North Central Wisconsin Master Gardener Volunteer

Extension has numerous bulletins pertaining to lawns, landscapes, and gardens.  Check out the Learning Store web site for a listing:  http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Lawn-Garden-C2.aspx  or visit us at the Lincoln County UW-Extension located on the Lower Level of the Lincoln County Service Center at 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill.  We will be happy to assist you in locating resources to meet your needs.  Here are a few that may be particularly useful:

  •  Calibrating and Using Lawn Fertilizer and Lime Spreaders (A2306)
  • Choosing the Right Landscape Plants: Factors to Consider (A3864)
  • Do-It-Yourself Alternative Lawn Care (A3964)
  • Evergreens Planting and Care (A1370)
  • Growing and Using Annuals and Bulbs (NCR399)
  • Guide to Selecting Landscape Plants for Wisconsin (A2865)
  • Landscape Plants that Attract Birds (G1609)
  • Lawn Aeration and Topdressing (A3710)
  • Lawn Establishment and Renovation (A3434)
  • Lawn Fertilization (A2303)
  • Lawn Maintenance (A3435)
  • Lawn Weed Prevention and Control (A1990)
  • Mulches for Home Gardens and Plantings (A3383)
  • Organic and Reduced-Risk Lawn Care (A3958)
  • Planning and Designing Your Home Landscape (G1923)
  • Sampling Garden Soils and Turf Areas for Testing (A2166)
  • Selecting Woody Landscape Plants for Fall Color: An Illustrated Guide (A3837)
  • Selecting, Planting, and Caring for Your Shade Trees (A3067)
  • Tree and Shrub Fertilization (A2308)
  • Watering Your Lawn (A3950)
  • Yard Care Series (GWQ)