University of Illinois Extension

Archives for September 2011

September 29, 2011

Richard Hentschel discusses acclimating your houseplants for the winter, deciding which are the best to keep and which ones could go to the compost pile, and how to scout for insects and treatments.

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September 22, 2011

Richard Hentschel discusses late summer/early fall lawn care, including watering for newly laid sod and seeded areas. Winter protection for newly planted trees, shrubs and broad leaved and needle evergreens is also discussed.

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September 15, 2011

Richard Hentschel discusses fall planting of spring bulbs, trees and shrubs including how to modify the planting hole and beds, proper depth of planting for spring bulbs, and post care of bulbs, trees and shrubs.

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September 8, 2011

Richard Hentschel discusses the many merits of using a variety of mulches in the home landscape.

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September 1, 2011

Richard Hentschel talks about the proper method for brining houseplants back indoors for winter.

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