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Monday, May 8, 2017
News source/writer: Rhonda Ferree, 309-543-3308, firstname.lastname@example.org URBANA, Ill. – Do you give flowers to your loved one on holidays and birthdays? Flowers are a great way to communicate your love and affection, and some can convey...
Monday, May 1, 2017
News source/writer: Bruce J. Black, 815-632-3611, email@example.com URBANA, Ill. – Like many life skills, gardening is often learned directly from family members. Grandparents might recruit the grandkids to help water transplants or drop in seeds, setting the stage for a lifetime love of gardening....
Monday, April 24, 2017
News source/writer: Ken Johnson, 217-243-7424, firstname.lastname@example.org URBANA, Ill. – When trying to manage pests in your garden this year consider using integrated pest management (IPM) practices. "As the saying goes, the only things guaranteed in life are death and taxes, and i...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Source: Rhonda J. Ferree, Extension Educator, Horticulture, email@example.com Each year I am more distressed by the number of volunteer ornamental pear trees I see growing in fields, roadsides, and other places where they shouldn't be. This is yet another example of a plant that has escaped culti...
Monday, April 17, 2017
News source/writer: Richard Hentschel, 630-584-6166, firstname.lastname@example.org URBANA, Ill. – Taking a little time this spring to care for your fruit trees will improve their performance and quality all season, according to University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Richard Hentschel. "Fruit tree care...
Monday, April 3, 2017
News Source: Nancy Kreith , 708-679-6889 URBANA, Ill. – Spring will be arriving soon, and with the new season comes brand new foliage followed by a burst of flowers...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The spring series of University of Illinois Extension's Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening, and backyard food production, gets underway this month. Learn from University of Illinois Extension horticulture experts from the comfort of your home computer! These classes are live so you can ask questions of the presenters. The first session...