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Composting Methods

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI There are a variety of methods of composting for those who are interested in delving more into the science of soil. Perhaps you’d like to try hot or cool composting.  Hot composting… Continue Reading “Composting Methods”

Composting

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI Composting is a process by which organic waste decays and transforms into valuable soil. Compost is dark brown and fertile. It is an inexpensive and healthy alternative to expensive fertilizers. Not only… Continue Reading “Composting”

Fungal Problems

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI As you’ve been checking your outdoor plants for pests and diseases, have you noticed spots on the leaves of your trees, shrubs, or perennials? Have they been looking less than vigorous no… Continue Reading “Fungal Problems”

Mulch

By: Jennifer LaMontagne- Assistant Horticulturist- Bloch’s Farm- Green Lake, WI Adding mulch to your gardens or landscaped areas is highly recommended. A well mulched garden can lower your garden maintenance requirements and promote the health of your plants. Mulch is a layer of material… Continue Reading “Mulch”

Hometown garden & landscape Show 8/6/21

Tent Caterpillars

By: Jennifer LaMontagne- Assistant Horticulturist- Bloch’s Farm- Green Lake, WI Summer is the time of year to observe your plants closely for diseases and pests. Have you noticed any tent-like webs or worms crawling on your ornamental, fruit, or woodland trees? Around our area… Continue Reading “Tent Caterpillars”

Showstopping Hydrangeas

By: Jennifer LaMontagne- Assistant Horticulturist- Bloch’s Farm- Green Lake, WI             Hydrangeas can liven up any garden with long lasting blooms in a variety of colors. With just a bit of basic care, hydrangeas can grow to fill in spaces in one season. Bloch’s… Continue Reading “Showstopping Hydrangeas”

Hometown Garden & Landscape Show 7/23/21

Hometown Garden & Landscape Show 7/16/21

Hometown garden and Landscape Show 7/30/21