Gardening — Wisconsin Sustainable Gardening
Curious about Wisconsin native plants? Interested in a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape?
Concerned about health and water quality?
Wisconsin Pollnators welcomes you and we hope we can satisfy or pique your curiosity.
In the pages that follow, we will introduce some basic information on sustainable gardening
practices using Wisconsin native plants, shrubs and trees.
Please Help Native Pollinators
Ask the Wisconsin Dept of Transportation to replace the planting of non-native grasses
with pollinator-friendly native plants along Wisconsin roadways. Provide a corridor for
Bees, Butterflies and Birds to move through the State and restore the natural beauty of
Find Out More
Take this quick quiz and see if you can identify images of Wisconsin Native flowers. This quiz is intended for
fun, in a random-facts-can-be-cool kind of way. Give it a try!
A late fall fertilizer application is a good idea in cold-weather climates where winters are a
period ofdormancy. A mild feeding of ornamental garden beds or vegetable gardens can also
Japanese beetles are known to sneak into your home through cracks or holes when it gets
coldoutside and congregate on siding, doors, and windows. They can infest your garden and
destroy your plants.