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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 2018 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

FALL 2018 Four-Seasons Gardening Webinar Series

REGISTRATION OPEN - Spring Flowering Bulbs, Sept. 11 @ 1:30 pm CDT & Sept. 13 @ 6:30 pm CDT

Spring flowering bulbs are a great addition to a garden. Spring flowering bulbs normally start flowering in February, with snowdrops and end in June with alliums.  Join Jennifer Fishburn, Extension Horticulture Educator, to learn about selection, planting and care for spring flowering bulbs.

REGISTRATION OPEN - Making Your Compost Cook, Sept. 25 @ 1:30 CDT & Sept. 27 @ 6:30 pm CDT

If you want to have a higher quality compost and have a finished product in shorter time, you need to make sure you've the right mix of materials.  Extension Educator Duane Friend will discuss how to get the right mix by using simple calculations or online recipe calculators.

REGISTRATION OPEN - Plant Pathogenic Viruses, Oct. 9 @ 1:30 pm CDT &  Oct. 11 @ 6:30 pm CDT

Plants can't get the flu, but they can get a number of other viral diseases.  Join Diane Plewa, Plant Diagnostic Outreach Specialist, to learn about plant pathogenic viruses, including common symptoms, common virus diseases, and management for these tiny pathogens.