All of Eagle Heights and part of University Houses gardens are organically managed. Please click on the link below to learn about acceptable products for use in these sections.

Garden Manual

A basic manual for beginning organic gardeners in Wisconsin. Includes information on many subjects, including:

  • How to start gardening for the first time
  • Planning your garden through the year
  • What it means to be organic
  • Tips on managing weeds and insects
  • Fertilizers, mulch, and compost: what they are and why you should use them
  • Buying seeds and plants


Thesis by Emma Schroeder:   “How Gardeners Cultivate Collective Place in Eagle Heights Community Gardens”

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