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Register by February 27, 2018
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Register by March 13, 2018
- Keep on Growing: Tips for Extending the Gardening Season - Four Seasons Winter Gardening Series
Register by March 27, 2018
Master Gardener Class - Plant Pathology
February 27, 2018
Ornamental Invasive Plants - Four Seasons Winter Webinar Series
February 27, 2018
March 3, 2018
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Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture
University of Illinois Extension
1 Regency Plaza
Collinsville, IL 62234
Learn how to use tropical plants as focal points and accents.
Watch Your Garden Grow
Your guide to choosing, growing, preparing and storing common vegetables.
Our Rose Garden
Find out how to grow and care for roses in Our Rose Garden.
Learn how to select the right ornamental grasses for your landscape.
Composting for the Homeowner
This site gives an excellent indepth discussion of the science of composting, why it is important to compost, how to build a compost pile, and materials needed for composting.
Stepping Stones to Perennial Garden Design
Learn how to design and maintain a perennial garden that will delight you with seasonal beauty year after year.
Successful Container Gardens
A guide for choosing a container, selecting soil mixes, choosing and combining plants, fertilizing, watering and grooming basics.
A directory of more than 140 different Illinois wildflowers
Selecting Trees for Your Home
Find the right tree for your home landscape at Selecting Trees for Your Home.
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