Contact Us

Martha A. Smith
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
smithma@illinois.edu

Tracy Jo Mulliken
Program Coordinator, Horticulture and Agriculture
University of Illinois Extension
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
tmully@illinois.edu

Four Seasons Gardening Home Webinar Series

Four Seasons Gardening Home Webinar Series

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Welcome to Four-Seasons Gardening Skype Series offered by University of Illinois Horticulture Team. The 2019 seasons offers some great topics!

If you missed any of the past programs you can view them at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEYBGqFXZS6Sn37n1mVcY1g

You will also find educational programs from 2014 -2016

Winter 2019 Four-Seasons Gardening Webinar Series

Live Skype Webinar - Succulent Wreaths, January 29, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. CDT

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In time for Valentine’s Day, bright and textured succulent wreaths are living plant wreaths for any occasion. Join Bruce Black, Horticulture Educator, to learn about what are succulents, their biology, how to build your own wreath and how it needs to be cared for.

Live Skype Webinar - Creating a Living Flower Arrangement – March 5, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. CDT

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Planting containers for our patios and decks is a fun and easy way to bring our gardens closer. Have you ever considered planting up a container of bulbs? Join Martha Smith, Horticulture Educator, to learn about layering summer bulbs and planting spring blooming bulbs.

Live Skype Webinar - Pruning Deciduous Shrubs – March 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. CDT

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Good pruning habits will enhance spring bloom show of any flowering shrub in the home landscape. Proper pruning techniques will also provide health benefits to the shrub. Properly pruned, insect and disease problems will lessen all while retaining a natural look. Join Richard Hentschel, Horticulture Educator, to learn about the three most common ways to prune flowering and non-flowering deciduous shrubs in your yard.