University of Illinois Extension

Archives for October 2017

October 12, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Richard Hentschel, host of Green Side Up, talks about our very recent rains and the gardening and yard activities that will be easier now that our soils are moist again. Find out about lawn work, garden bed clean-up and the plant parts suitable for the compost pile.

 
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October 5, 2017
Richard Hentschel

Many home gardeners are beginning to clean up vegetable beds and others are preparing to deal with all those falling leaves. Host Richard Hentschel outlines what can be added to compost from the yard and garden, including what to avoid and how to maintain pH. In addition, he explains the green-brown rule for composting success.

 
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