University of Illinois Extension

Archives for August 2017

August 31, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Richard Hentschel, Green Side Up Host and U of I Extension Educator, reviews his list of the worst lawn pests of 2017 and what it may mean for your 2018 yard. Tune in to see what weeds and insects made the cut.

 
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August 24, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Green Side Up host Richard Hentschel discusses what is to do in the vegetable garden until the snow flies. Late summer and early fall lawn care including fertilization, weed control and lawn repair. Hentschel concludes with what is going on with trees and shrubs in the home landscape this time of year.

 
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August 17, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Host Richard Hentschel talks about the Japanese and Masked Chafer beetles and the potential need to manage these insects in the home lawn. While the numbers are up, egg laying and grub feeding is widely distributed so actual damage may be low to the home lawn. Richard talks about the threshold levels that will cause damage.

 
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August 10, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Do you have crabgrass where you always do? Do you have crabgrass where you have never seen it before? You are not alone this year. Chalk this up to our weather patterns this season. Host Richard Hentschel talks crabgrass, goosegrass and how they impact your lawn.

 
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August 3, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Nutrition & Wellness Educator Laura Barr talks with Green Side Up Host Richard Hentschel about evidenced based diets, or eating plans, and Americans' health. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in America. You can promote body health from the inside out with proper food choices, including 8 to 12 servings a day of vegetables and fruits.

 
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