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In The Backyard

Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Growing Your Own Transplants

Posted by John Fulton -

It's now early March, it still gets cold some days, and the days are still short. But, it is time to plan for starting your own plants from seed. It often takes six to eight weeks to get plants ready to set out. There are quite a few details to begin your own transplants. I don't know which comes first, the chicken or the egg, so I'll begin with the hardiness zone. All of...

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Springfield Spring into Gardening- Gardener's Day 2008

Posted by John Fulton -

Chase away the winter gardening blues. Reserve your seat today for Gardeners Day. This event will be held Saturday, March 15, 2008. Gardeners Day is presented by University of Illinois Extension Sangamon-Menard Unit Master Gardeners. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. with the first seminar at 8:45 a.m. and the event...

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