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Northwest Illinois Horticulture Corner

In the far Northwest Corner of Illinois, gardening is a very popular pastime! Get your info here!
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Backyard Apple Tree School coming to Rockford

University of Illinois Extension is pleased to announce that Backyard Apple Tree School is coming to Rockford, IL on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 1-4 PM at the Rockford Public Library East Branch. This program will be taught by University of Illinois Extension Educators Grant McCarty and Bruce Black. Backyard Apple Tree School is for new growers and homeowners and wil...

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Gardening for Food  Flowers and Fun 2017

Gardening for Food, Flowers and Fun 2017!

University of Illinois Extension welcomes spring at its 40th annual garden day, Gardening for Food, Flowers & Fun. This one-day event offers inspiration, ideas, and innovation for area gardeners. U of I Extension educators, Master Gardeners, and other plant experts will present a variety of education sessions and hands-on workshops. Gardening for Food, Flowers & Fun is on Saturd...

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Experience the Joys of Gardening

Posted by Nikki Keltner - Programs

For those of us that enjoy plants and gardening, winter can seem long and boring. Cabin fever sets in while our mailboxes fill up with seed catalogs and our minds drift to plans for the coming growing season. If you are looking for a good excuse to get out of the house and be with other garden enthusiasts join the University of Illinois Extension at the 20 th annual Joys of Garden...

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