Resources for the home lawn and garden

Garden Soil Health, Fertilizing, and Composting

These Extension publications are focused on building and protecting soil health, appropriate garden fertilization, and home composting.

General Gardening Resources

Publications focused on planting guides and varieties specifically for Wisconsin gardens.

Pest Management

One stop collection for Integrated Pest Management, including pest and disease identification tools, pesticides and fungicide documentation, and significant pests for Marathon County.

Container Gardening

In these guides you’ll discover everything you need to be successful growing plants in containers, including container and potting mix selection, and appropriate varieties. View a webinar presented by Horticulture Educator, Janell Wehr, on Gardening in Small Spaces.

Weed Management in the Garden

Learn and use these techniques to reduce weeds in your home garden.


This collection of Extension publications covers site and variety selection, fertilizing and pruning, and pest management.

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