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    Sandy Mason's Homeowners Column discusses hot topics in the home landscape each week.
  • Home Yard and Garden Pest
    Provides timely information on insect, weed, and plant disease pests for landscapers, arborists, lawn care professionals, golf course personnel, and garden center operators.
  • Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News
    A newsletter on the production of fruit and vegetable crops in Illinois.

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University of Illinois Extension serving Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union Counties

Johnson County
P.O. Box 158
208 E. Main
Vienna, IL 62995
Phone: 618-658-5321
FAX: 618-658-2028
Email: uie-ajmpu@illinois.edu

Massac County
1438 W. 10th Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
Phone: 618-524-2270
FAX: 618-524-3948

Pulaski/Alexander Counties
502 Oakley Lane
Mounds, IL 62964
Phone: 618-745-5200
FAX: 618-745-5201

Union County
515 E Vienna St., Suite G
PO Box 604
Anna, IL 62906
Phone: 618-833-6363
FAX: 618-833-6304

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Featured Websites

Additional Websites

  • Selecting Trees for Your Home
    Find the right tree for your home landscape at Selecting Trees for Your Home.
  • Lawn Talk
    Learn what grass varieties are best for your lawn, how to deal with shady areas, when to fertilize your lawn & more!
  • Tropical Punch
    Learn how to use tropical plants as focal points and accents.
  • Our Rose Garden
    Find out how to grow and care for roses in Our Rose Garden.
  • Backyard Fruits
    Backyard Fruits gives the basics of growing fruit in the home garden.
  • Selecting Shrubs for Your Home
    Find the right shrub for your home landscape at Selecting Shrubs for Your Home.
  • Selecting Trees for Your Home
    Find the right tree for your home landscape at Selecting Trees for Your Home.
  • Apples & More
    Visit Apples & More to learn about U-pick apple orchards, apple nutrition, varieties & selection, and fun activities for children.
  • Water Gardening
    Learn about aquatic plant selection and cultivation as well as container water gardening.

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