There are so many beautiful hydrangea varieties to choose from it's hard to know what to pick. We talk about how to find the one that works for you and how to keep it healthy. Correction: our guest misspoke when identifying the insect eating the silks on a caller's corn root. The corn root worm does feed on the silks and caused the damage we discussed. But our guest incorrectly said that it also feeds on corn and bean seeds. It is the seed corn maggot that feeds on the seeds not the corn root worm.
There are lots of options besides mums for fall color and interest. We talk with our expert about plants that make a splash at this time of the year. We also talk about easy and useful roses for the average homeowner.
Timing is important when it comes to a prairie garden. We talk with our native gardening expert about what should be on your fall maintenance checklist, including seeding and transplanting. We also get some advice on no-mow lawns.
Most of Wisconsin is experiencing very dry conditions. We talk about when to water and the best techniques to use. We also look at the benefits of planting vegetables a little later in the season and why some annuals are hard to find this year.