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Flowers, Fruits, and Frass

Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

The winter view of Trees by Rhonda Feree

Each season brings a different look to the garden, and some plants are uniquely beautiful in winter. Rhonda Ferree, horticulture educator with the University of Illinois Extension says that winter is a great time to see a plant's texture and form—each unique and mystical. "Look for the differences between these trees this winter: oak, maple, and redbud," says Ferree. Oaks are the kings of th...

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