一种严重的草坪害虫, the European chafer beetle was first reported in Door County, 2016年威斯康辛州. European chafer grubs voraciously feed on turfgrass roots and cause thinning, 枯萎, and irregular patches of turf that can easily be pulled back or rolled up from the soil. This fact sheet details the life cycle of the European chafer and offers insecticide recommendations for grub control.
Typhula枯萎, 也被称为灰色或斑点雪霉, is a fungal disease affecting all cool season turf grasses grown in areas with prolonged snow cover. These grasses are widely used in residential 草坪 and golf courses in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the Midwest. This factsheet describes how to manage this common fungus.
Micro irrigation has numerous advantages over sprinkler irrigation and can be used in greenhouses, 果园, 葡萄园, 字段, 草坪, 和花园. Learn about the components that comprise a micro irrigation system along with the benefits (reduced water usage, 降低叶面疾病的可能性, 降低能源成本, 等.) and drawbacks these lower pressure systems provide.
Fairy rings are circular areas of abnormal turf growth that are most commonly found on 草坪 and golf courses where soils have high levels of organic matter, and in areas where trees have recently been removed. 由于他们的神秘, 圆形的外观, medieval lore described them as caused when a band of fairies had danced in an area. Learn what to do if fairy rings appear in your lawn in this concise factsheet.
日本甲虫, Popillia粳稻, is a significant pest of landscape trees and shrubs, 蔬菜和水果作物, 以及美国东部的草坪. This factsheet describes the lifecycle of this destructive beetle along with management and control options.
Stinkhorns are mushrooms that are found from the tropics to more temperate regions such as Wisconsin. They can suddenly appear in mulch, 草坪, and areas with bare soil. These visually-shocking fungi get their common name from their characteristic, unpleasant odor. 臭角不会引起植物疾病, 实际上是有益的, 如本简报所述.
在树荫下长草, you’ll need to use different management practices from those you use for growing turf in the the full sun. This publication outlines recommended management strategies and suggests alternative for areas where grass just won’t grow.
五月/六月甲虫或“六月甲虫”(Phyllophaga spp.)是金龟子科的甲虫. These native insects are common throughout Wisconsin and can often be seen flying near lights or heard hitting window screens on early summer evenings. Learn more about these large beetles and their larva, found in the soil, in this factsheet.
This publication can help you identify some of the most common lawn problems you may encounter, 以及如何管理它们.
When it comes to digging in the garden or pruning trees and shrubs, 有高质量的清洁工具, 润滑, 磨砺和其他适当的维护, makes any outdoor job simpler and more efficient. Learn how to maintain your garden tools in this useful factsheet.
对有机食品的兴趣增加, 可持续的园艺, has grown to include a variety of lawn care practices, including use of organic fertilizers derived from natural sources such as plant or animal wastes. As use of organic fertilizers becomes more widespread, understanding ways in which they differ from conventional, 无机肥料很重要.
Wisconsin is prone to dry spells during the summer months, causing our 草坪 to suffer. This article describes ways to help your lawn survive and recover from these periods of drought.