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Ron Wolford
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
9415 South Western Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-233-2900
FAX: 773-233-9183
rwolford@illinois.edu

Nancy Kreith
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive
Suite 601
Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-679-6889
FAX: 708-679-6855
kreith@illinois.edu

Kim Ellson
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
1114 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 201
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-201-4176
FAX: 847-201-4175
kellson@illinois.edu

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Questions? Contact Ron Wolford, Extension Educator, Horticulture at rwolford@illinois.edu

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