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A Merry Gardener

Horticulture for daily living
Tranel and Hager

Weed Smarts - Sharing the Science

The biggest piece of the U of I Extension mission is sharing research knowledge with the public. The College of ACES (Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences) has been running a Twitter campaign called #askACES, in which researchers are given th...

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Dreaming up the Summer Garden in Winter

In the throes of winter, thoughts of the summer garden may seem but a distant memory, or a future long in the distance. However, winter is a great time to begin dreaming up new ideas for next year's garden. A blustery January evening is the perfect time to settle in to your favorite chair with a hot mug of tea and a stack of seed catalogues. The reality is that if you are going to start...

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