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Dr. Earth Fertilizers

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI In addition to the usual tasks on your monthly gardening checklist, keep plants looking their best all summer by establishing a fertilizing regimen. Requiring more than a one-time dose of fertilizer, soil… Continue Reading “Dr. Earth Fertilizers”

Japanese Beetles

By: Jennifer LaMontagne-Horticulturist-Bloch’s Farm-Green Lake, WI It’s the time of year to observe your plants closely for diseases and pests. Have you noticed groups of iridescent green bugs with brownish-gold wings chewing on your plant leaves lately? The culprit could be Japanese Beetles (Popillia… Continue Reading “Japanese Beetles”

Hostas

By: Jennifer LaMontagne-Horticulturist-Bloch’s Farm-Green Lake, WI Hostas are hardy, versatile, easy to grow shade perennial plants that display an array of colors, sizes, textures and shapes. They make perfect accent plants or specimens, but many can also be used as groundcovers in the landscape. … Continue Reading “Hostas”

Hometown and Landscape Show 7/9/21

Watering Plants

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI Water is very important to our plants, just as it is for us. Plants require water in order to grow and to bloom. Knowing when to water is key to healthy plants.… Continue Reading “Watering Plants”

Hometown Garden & Landscape SHow 6/25/21

Landscape Design

By: Melissa Netzer – Landscape Designer – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI I have often thought that designing a landscape is a lot like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. The goal is to create a finished picture that looks good and makes sense,… Continue Reading “Landscape Design”

Hometown Garden and landscape show 6/18/21

Summer Garden Tasks

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI June has arrived, and the warm summer days are a perfect time to get out in the garden. By keeping up with summer gardening maintenance tasks a little at a time, you… Continue Reading “Summer Garden Tasks”

Cherry Trees

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI                Cherry trees are radiant with pink or white springtime flowers covering the entire tree. Once late summer hits, their beauty can turn into ripe, juicy cherries. There are many different varieties… Continue Reading “Cherry Trees”