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Dames Rocket, an Invasive Plant, is Blooming Now

You have probably noticed dame’s rocket beautiful blooms, but did you know that this beautiful plant is also invasive? Dame’s rocket was introduced to North America in the 1600’s.  It is often found in moist, wooded areas, but has the ability to also invade open areas. The plant’s three-month-long blooming period and ability to set […]

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Waukesha’s Tower Hill Neighborhood to Hold Spring Event

Residents of Waukesha’s Tower Hill Neighborhood will be gathering on Saturday morning, May 16th from 9 to 11 AM at Parkview Park located on the corner of Madison Avenue and Randall Street for a spring neighborhood event. (Tower Hill neighborhood is located near Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha.)  This event was organized for residents to […]

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Choose the Right Flowering Crabapple Tree

The crabapple trees are now blooming and offer us a beautiful display of fragrant flowers, but not all crabapples are alike.  There are more than 650 different cultivars offering a variety of sizes, growth habits, disease resistance, and leaf, flower, and fruit color. Learn about choosing the right one for your landscape. See http://hort.uwex.edu/?s=crab+apples . […]

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UW-Extension Local Government Center Offers May Wis-Line Programs. Programs include “2015 Board of Review” and “Site Planning Fundamentals”

The UW-Extension Local Government Center, which provides local government education, is offering numerous programs in May as part of their Wis-Line Teleconference Series.  Two are featured below. View at your convenience – “2015 Board of Review”.  All 2015 Board of Review training by the UW-Extension Local Government Center will be by DVD.  Video presentation includes […]