Extension Master Gardener Informational OPEN HOUSE
Learn about the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program. Extension Master Gardeners will be on hand to discuss the program, training and projects that our volunteers conduct throughout the year. Applications now available.
More To it Than Just the Milkweed
Most Illinois gardeners believe that monarch butterfly populations are declining due to the lack of milkweed in the summer breeding areas of our state. However, researchers Greg Spyreas and David Zaya are proving there may be more to it than milkweed.
This July 12 marks the bicentennial birthday of poet, essayist, social activist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau. He was born in Concord, Mass., where his father owned a pencil factory. Thoreau studied at Harvard College.
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A fun treat for the whole family -- make Fruit Kabobs this weekend! Build with your favorite cubed cheeses and fruits.
Scarecrows in Harvard
The kids from Harvard made scarecrows for Harvard Garden.
Too hot to turn on the oven at home? Apple Tuna Salad to the rescue!
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION AND
THE ILLINOIS HUNGER COALITION PRESENT: School Nutrition Essentials. A half-day workshop for food service staff and school administrators.
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