University of Illinois Extension

Archives for April 2011

April 28, 2011

Discussion of why our fruit trees and brambles fail to bear.

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April 21, 2011

Richard Hentschel discusses two important home orchard fruit tree diseases and early gardening in the vegetable garden.

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April 14, 2011

Discussion with Drusilla Banks on starting and growing those patio and balcony container gardens. Topics include how well herbs do and the variety of ways they can be used in cooking, harvesting just as we need them at meal preparation time, and the differences of using fresh versus dried herbs in recipes. Several different storage methods are discussed.

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April 7, 2011

Discussion with Drusilla Banks on storing fruits and vegetables and the differences between cool moist and dry warm storage conditions. Proper cleaning of fruits and vegetables is a big part of sanitation in the kitchen and pantry.

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