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  • Parenting The Preschooler |  Focus on Do
    communities Home Relationships Focus on Do Focus on Do By Jenette Gunville Florence Forest Vilas County Family Living Educator By highlighting what children are allowed to do adults encourage children s positive behavior Toddlers struggle to imagine opposites so when told not to do something may have a hard time selecting another behavior By framing statements in a positive way adults help toddlers imagine better choices Read the fact sheet English Focus on Do PDF 2 pages 710 KB Español Coming Soon What s New Check out our newest fact sheet on Math Readiness Click the image above for a direct link to the fact sheet Additional Caregiver Resources American Academy of Pediatrics HealthyChildren org Better Kid Care Center for Disease Control Essentials for Parenting Toddlers Preschoolers Child Care Finder Choose My Plate Get Ready to Read Parenting Newsletters Other Resources from UW Extension Parenting 24 7 PBS Parents Raising a Thinking Child Sesame Street Talking to Kids about Terrorism Young Star Wisconsin s Childcare Rating Program Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging with them in transforming lives and

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  • About the House |  Windows and Doors
    do this by running a kitchen exhaust fan until condensation disappears This will be more effective if you crack open a window at the other end of the house A more permanent solution to high winter humidity is to add a mechanical ventilation system that operates automatically These systems both bring in fresh air and exhaust stale air Good ones are balanced so that roughly the same amount of air is exhausted as brought in Reducing Summer Heat Gain What is the best way to reduce the summer heat gain from a west facing picture window Your goal should be to keep the solar radiation from getting into the room One way is to coat the interior surface of the window with a reflective plastic film These films reflect much of the solar heat back out and are easy to install An awning would do a better job of keeping out the sun but might make the room too dark Removing Stains on Glass We cleaned our siding with a strong phosphate cleaner Some of it got on the window glass and has left them hazy How can we remove the haze I would check with a local glass company for commercial glass stain remover Sparkle Cleaner and Stain Cleaner was recommended by one professional window cleaner I contacted Removing Tape Residue How can the residue from double sided tape used to install plastic window coverings be removed According to a consumer service representative at the 3M company one of the makers of this type product lighter fluid is the key Saturate a clean white cloth with lighter fluid and then hold the cloth on the adhesive until the adhesive is dissolved Rubbing won t have the same affect since the lighter fluid won t have as much contact with the adhesive and will tend to evaporate more quickly You can probably avoid the residue problem if you remove the tape annually By the way it is always a good idea when using a solvent to test it in an inconspicuous place first Replacement Windows How do I go about selecting replacement windows An early step in the decision making process is to decide if you want replacement sashes or entirely new window units The sashes have the advantage of fitting into existing openings which means you do not have to alter interior or exterior trim Replacement sashes are made by many of the leading manufactures and can be custom sized They are available in a variety of frame materials and different glazings Replacing the entire window allows you to change the type of window and in some cases may provide better operating mechanisms and a tighter overall installation Most windows sold today in Wisconsin are double glazed and have a low e coating on the outside of the inside pane of glass The space between the panes is filled with a gas that reduces heat transfer In comparing windows you need consider the overall insulating or U value not

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  • Garden Walk – North Central Wisconsin Master Gardener Volunteers
    just passing by on the sidewalk all are welcome to visit Rosa Bella Gardens This garden is named after the cute little black and white dog that Read More Kadonsky Garden Carol Jean Kadonsky 1222 Washington Street Wausau WI Carol Jean has lived in her city home since 1987 but didn t start her perennial garden until 2001 A once shady wooded lot was turned into a sunny garden when Carol Jean s neighbor started cutting down some trees The sunlight just poured in and the plants Read More Bollman Garden Julie and Brad Bollmann 802 Fulton Street Wausau WI Julie has been gardening at her eastside historical home for the past 8 years When she moved into the home the garden had been neglected for 2 years and her challenge was to restore it to the beauty it once had This classical revival home Read More Wausau Urban Community Garden Wausau Urban Community Garden 2nd Street Community Garden adjacent to Bridge Community Health Clinic 1810 N 2nd Street Wausau WI 54403 The mission of Wausau Urban Community Gardens is to increase the awareness of good health and nutrition through growing one s own food while demonstrating sustainable gardening practices and strengthening neighborhood participation The Wausau Read More Tealey Garden Fred and Jane Tealey 1411 Marquardt Road Wausau WI Fred and Jane bought their home on a beautiful wooded lot on the northeast side of Wausau in 1987 They did some gardening around the property searching out areas where the sun could get through the tree canopy Then in 2009 they were dealt the Read More Post navigation Older Entries Marathon County UW Extension 212 River Drive Wausau WI 54403 5476 Office Hours 8am 4 30 pm Monday Friday Phone 715 261 1230 Toll free 800 236 0153 Fax 715

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  • Master Gardener Program of Marathon County – University of Wisconsin-Extension
    Read More Rob Zimmer is coming again in April How can you protect your garden from deer Read More Rob Zimmer will be here on February 1st Come learn about Native Wildflowers and how to attract butterflies Read More Sign up soon for Garden Visions If you have not signed up for Garden Visions and are considering it do not delay Spaces are filling up quickly There is limited space in some of the sessions and the Friday night dinner is completely full Read More Do you want to learn more about hostas Well here s your chance It s another great session that will be offered during Garden Visions Shade Gardening with Hosta with Richard Witt We will begin the discussion with the arrival of Spring and the Hosta divisions or pips breaking through the ground We ll discuss fertilization soils planting dividing plants raised beds paths landscaping with contrasts and Read More Garden Visions Registration is OPEN Register through Northcentral Technical College today to guarantee your choice of breakout sessions Read More Garden Visions 2016 Registration for the January 2016 event begins on December 1st Pre registrations must be postmarked or submitted on line by Monday January 18th 2016 Walk in registration for Friday and Saturday will be accepted on the day of however session choices may be limited No lunch for walk in s Conference Fees The Slow Food Dinner is 35 per Read More Subscribe to this Website Provide your email address and we will keep you up to date on all of our latest news Leave Blank Don t Change Your email Upcoming Events Program and General Meeting March 7th 2016 Board Meeting March 16th 2016 Cedar Creek Show 2016 Lawn Garden Home Recreation Expo March 18th 20th 2016 Program and General Meeting April 4th

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  • Master Gardener Volunteers | Rock County UW-Extension / Volunteers in Horticulture
    More Newsletter Master Gardener Update December 2015 25 Nov 2015 In preparation for the holidays don t miss the RPMGA workshop How to Make a Great Entrance on December 3rd We have all the details in this month s newsletter Master Gardener Update December 2015 Read More Newsletter November 2015 Master Gardener Update 28 Oct 2015 Crisp frosty mornings a warm fire the delicious smell of holiday cooking this is November Continuing education opportunities are still in abundance for Master Gardener Volunteers this month November 2015 Master Gardener Update Read More Newsletter October 2015 Master Gardener Update 29 Sep 2015 Don t miss the RPMGA presentation Can I Eat the Flowers The Joy of Edible Landscaping on October 1st Check out the other continuing education and volunteer opportunities in this month s update October Master Gardener Update Read More Newsletter Master Gardener Update September 2015 28 Aug 2015 See this month s Master Gardener Update for information on the RBG Fall Plant Sale volunteer and educational opportunities Remember that the deadline for your MGV hours is October 1 2015 There is a time sheet link in this issue Save the date for the MGV Potluck in November Have a great September Master Gardener Update September 2015 Read More Newsletter Master Gardener Volunteers to Complete Mandatory Reporting Training 04 Dec 2013 With the implementation of Executive Order 54 mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect all UWEX staff and volunteers are required to complete mandatory reporter online training All Master Gardeners are required to complete this training Even though you may not volunteer with youth you have the potential to interact with youth Please complete the Read More Continuing Education Find a Topic Find a Topic Select Category Continuing Education Newsletter Upcoming Events MG Level 1 Training Entomology February 24th 2016

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  • Master Gardener Volunteers | Jefferson County
    add upcoming events an archive of association documents and meeting minutes and project related info Still working on it but progress being made Read More Uncategorized What is a Master Gardener Volunteer 03 Aug 2012 The Master Gardener Volunteer MGV program is an all volunteer organization sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Extension The goal of the MGV Program is to train enthusiastic volunteers so they can in turn provide research based information on a wide variety of horticultural topics to the general public in their communities The initial step to become a Read More Uncategorized About the JCMGVA Becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer Volunteerism Ongoing JCMGVA Projects 2014 2015 Projects 2013 2014 Projects 2012 2013 Projects 2010 2011 Projects Events and Advanced Training Meetings Plant sales For JCMGVA members Documents Meeting minutes 2015 2016 Minutes 2014 2015 Minutes 2013 2014 Minutes 2012 2013 Minutes 2011 2012 Minutes 2010 2011 Minutes Latest Making Progress 04 Dec 2012 What is a Master Gardener Volunteer 03 Aug 2012 University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities Explore Extension The Learning Store

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  • Outagamie Horticulture | Cooperative Extension
    tar spot can affect many species of maple including big leaf mountain red Rocky mountain sugar and sycacamore maple in Wisconsin this disease most commonly affectssilver maple Boxelder also known as ash leaved maple willow and tulip tree can also be affected by tar spot Read More Uncategorized Maple Tree Diseases Tar Spot Aster Yellows 29 Aug 2012 1 Comment Aster yellows is something that we don t see much of in an average year here in Appleton This season however I ve had at least 6 samples come in from worried homeowners wondering why their coneflowers are blooming green instead of pink this year Some thought they were cross breeding while others thought it was due to Read More Uncategorized Bee Careful 16 Aug 2012 Yellow jackets and other wasps have been a frequent question this summer In an average year these flying nuisances don t usually become a problem until August when they find picnics and try to drink anything sugary sweet we may have forgotten to cover However in June I started to get questions about homeowners not being able Read More Uncategorized Tomato Woes 02 Aug 2012 The last few weeks I ve been seeing a lot of vegetable related questions come through Some people want to know what to do about powdery mildew on pumpkin foliage others are having problems with squash bugs or cucumber beetles and still others are calling with drought stress problems The question I am getting most often however Read More Uncategorized Powdery Mildew 14 Jun 2012 2 Comments In April when most things have a few inches of snow still on them or are being soaked in well by the rain I was getting calls about white stuff on my plants Those calls have not stopped since then According to

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/ochorticulture/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Waukesha County Community Gardens | Cooperative Extension
    material i e peppers beans etc can be left behind to decompose but any plants with large thick stems i e Brussels sprouts broccoli sunflower stalks corn etc should be pulled and placed in compost areas Remove all stakes fencing small plastic plant stakes and plant labels Read More community gardens community gardens Garden Closes Soon 06 Oct 2014 The gardens will be closed as of Monday morning October 20 2014 All gardens need to be cleaned up by that day Read More community gardens community gardens Water Turned Off at Community Gardens 06 Oct 2014 The water will be turned off for the season at the Community Gardens on either Monday October 6th or Tuesday October 7th due to the low temperatures we have been experiencing Frost and cold temperatures can damage the water meter that is attached to our water source the fire hydrant Each of the water Read More community gardens community gardens Location of Garden is Posted at Garden 18 Sep 2014 A few gardeners have requested that the location of the garden be placed in the bulletin board at the entrance of gardens to assist gardeners with giving directions if they have car problems etc This information is also posted on the front of the garden shed located at the south end of the gardens Read More community gardens community gardens Not Returning Next Year 18 Sep 2014 If you already know that you will not be gardening with us in 2015 please let us know Contact Christa This will save postage in the Spring and help us plan for next year Call Christa at 262 548 7775 or e mail her at cthao waukeshacounty gov Read More community gardens community gardens Have You Completed the Garden Survey 18 Sep 2014 For the past few years we have been conducting a survey with our gardeners This survey allows us to gather information from those who participate in our garden rental program and other garden educational programs the results assist us with reporting requirements and provides us with ways to improve our programs Your input is essential Read More community gardens community gardens Garden Harvest Celebration Planned for August 16th 29 Jul 2014 Our 16th annual Harvest Breakfast Celebration is scheduled for Saturday August 16 2014 at 9 00 AM Mark your calendar Come and meet the other gardeners and enjoy a delicious pot luck style breakfast For those of you new to the Garden this year here are a few facts We gather from approximately 9 to 11 00 AM Read More community gardens community gardens Free Educational Program to Be Offered at the Community Gardens in August 28 Jul 2014 Come to the Community Gardens on Wednesday August 20 at 6 00 PM or on Saturday August 23 at 10 00 am for an informal 30 minute educational program on the topic of Techniques for Improving Your Soil for Your Garden to Grow Better The presentation will be given at Plot A10 at the

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