University of Illinois Extension

Archives for August 2011

August 25, 2011

Richard Hentschel discusses different choices for adding trees and shrubs to your landscape.

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August 18, 2011

Late summer and early fall is a good time to divide perennials and bulbs in the home landscape.

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August 11, 2011

Richard Hentschel, Horticulture Educator and Retired Extension Plant Pathologist Jim Schuster discuss drought and drowning symptoms and the long term problems with annuals, perennials and woody plants. Also discuss are methods for proper watering and indicators of drought and drowining

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August 4, 2011

Richard Hentschel and Jim Schuster discuss two common diseases that can attack both apples and crabapples in the home orchard and home landscape. Discussion covers diseases differences of Cedar Apple Rust and Apple Scab. Levels of resistance, spray programs, and other management strategies for both ornamentals and fruiting trees are covered.

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