Plants / Tips & Tricks

| January 31, 2023

So What WON’T Waukesha Deer Eat?

Deer pressure in Waukesha county has increased considerably in the last 10-15 years. Some areas, including parts of Pewaukee and Elm Grove, have severe deer pressure. If deer are hungry enough, they’ll try almost anything. There are many articles & reference books on this topic, but opinions and results vary drastically based on region. It’s not uncommon to […]

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| February 1, 2022

Summer Beauty Allium (Allium tanguticum ‘Summer Beauty’)

Bursts of Color that Won’t Get Eaten!  Hardiness Range: 4 to 9 Height: 10” – 20” Spread: 10” – 18” Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade Flower Color: Lavender-Pink Why We Love It:Summer Beauty Allium adds an interesting splash of color to any midwestern garden. This ornamental perennial in the onion family produces unique 2-inch […]

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