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Suncrest Gardens Farm’s Pesto Pizza

Prep Time: 45 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 12-14 inch Whole Wheat Pizza Dough or desired pizza crust 1/3 cup Kale Pesto or purchased basil pesto 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces) 2 medium fresh garden heirloom tomatoes, such as...

Late Summer Garden Maintenance

For many gardeners, Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of the autumn lawn care season. Cooler temperatures and more regular rainfall make this an excellent time to start a new lawn or repair an existing one. The still-warm soil speeds up seed...

Common Questions About Fall Bulbs

Do you have questions when it comes to fall bulbs? What are they, and how and when do I plant them are things that gardeners ask. Planting bulbs is simple and rewarding, especially when the shoots emerge after a long winter. And even though putting in plants that...

Plant Fall for Fall Leaves Before the Leaves Fall

As summer wanes and autumn approaches, I notice the birds congregating in the trees and on overhead wires. The air is sweetly scented with ripening fruit. The light changes, becoming more golden. Everything seems ready to burst. Not in the tender, life is...

Planting Fall Bulbs

Are you confused when it comes to fall-planted bulbs? Lots of gardeners are. What, exactly, is a bulb? How, and when should bulbs be planted? These are questions that frequently heard at the Plant Desk. Adding spring flowering bulbs to your garden borders is simple...

Cucumber and Melon Salad with Chile and Honey

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/4 cup raw pistachios 1/2 jalapeño or Fresno chile, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1 tsp. honey 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 English hothouse...

Time to Turn Our Gardening Thoughts Into Winter Preparedness

Weather-wise, August has been an unusual month. Instead of the usual August average of 4.25 inches of rain, we’ve received almost 16 as of Monday morning. That’s a lot of rain. And except for a few more hot days in the high 80s, long-range forecasts are showing more...

When is it Too Late to Plant?

Now that fall is looming on the seasonal horizon, lots of us are itching to take advantage of the cooler weather and sale prices by planting a tree or shrub. But we all know that autumn means winter is right around the corner. You may be wondering. When is...

Late Summer Garden Salad with Spicy-Sweet-Lime Jalapeno Dressing

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Serves 2-4 Ingredients: For the Dressing: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro 1/4 teaspoon salt For...

Late Summer Gardening Tips

Seesawing temperatures are the usual clue that we’re nearing the end of summer. But long-range weather forecasters predict that temperatures will hover in the very pleasant upper 70s and low 80s for the next 30 days or so, giving us lots of time to plant some fall veg...
Late Summer Garden Maintenance

Late Summer Garden Maintenance

For many gardeners, Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of the autumn lawn care season. Cooler temperatures and more regular rainfall make this an excellent time to start a new lawn or repair an existing one.

read more
Common Questions About Fall Bulbs

Common Questions About Fall Bulbs

Do you have questions when it comes to fall bulbs? What are they, and how and when do I plant them are things that gardeners ask. Planting bulbs is simple and rewarding, especially when the shoots emerge after a long winter.

read more
Planting Fall Bulbs

Planting Fall Bulbs

Adding spring flowering bulbs to your garden borders is simple and rewarding, especially when those new crocus shoots emerge after a long Wisconsin winter.

read more

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