University of Illinois Extension
December 19, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

If you are looking for a unique houseplant that offers colorful foliage, try Bromeliads.

December 18, 2011
Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture

There can be a lot of confusion with all the different types of pesticide products on the market. Extension Horticulturist Richard Hentschel explains the differences between products and their uses.

December 17, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Cacti and succulents are a wide and varied group of plants. Learn about the difference them and why they are so successful in a household setting.

December 16, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Labeling on fertilizers can sometimes be confusing. Learn about different types of fertilizers and how to know which is right for you.

December 15, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Sometimes labels on plants in the garden center can be confusing. Extension Horticulturist Greg Stack explains how to understand the terminology of plant size.

December 14, 2011
Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Extension Horticulturist Richard Hentschel explains some foolproof methods for watering small plants.

December 13, 2011
Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Deer and rabbits can become a hassle as they try to feast on your home landscape. Find out how to protect your landscape against these animals dining on your yard.

December 12, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Great for purifying air, ferns are a great way to bring life to any room in your home.

December 11, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Find out why you may want to cut back your shrub roses before winter, in addition to pruning in the spring.

December 10, 2011
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Many things inside your house can degrade the quality of your air, but houseplants are here to help. So get some plants, give them some light, and take in a deep breath of fresh air.