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Chicago Urban Gardening

The day to day experiences of a University of Illinois Extension Urban Horticulture Educator in Chicago, Illinois

Late Blight on Tomatoes in Illinois

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Just got off the phone with William Shoemaker, University of Illinois Extension Vegetable Crops Specialist. I was just checking with him if there had been any reports of outbreaks of late blight of tomatoes in the state. He said at the moment there have been no reports of abnormal outbreaks of the disease i...

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Sustainable Lawncare Information Series

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The University of Minnesota has developed an informational series on how to reduce the amount of chemicals and fertilizer used to maintain your lawn. Sustainable Lawncare Information Series According to one estimate, 40 million acres of land is devoted to...

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