University of Illinois Extension

Archives for April 2012

April 26, 2012

Richard Hentschel discusses spring planting of trees and shrubs, including the benefits of spring planting and follow-up management as the season moves forward.

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April 19, 2012

Richard Hentschel discusses why fruit trees and small fruits fail to bloom or produce fruits. Sometimes trees are not mature enough to set flower buds. Other times it may be management of the trees and brambles that need to be modified.

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April 12, 2012

Richard Hentschel discusses the impact of our warmer than normal spring weather on gardening activities. The weather pattern is 3-4 weeks ahead of our typical spring.

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April 4, 2012

Richard Hentschel discusses the merits of eating more veggies from our gardens as a good source of nutrtion with Laura Barr, Extension nutrition and wellness educator. Laura talks about eating less salt by seasoning our food with fresh or dried herbs and seasonings. Laura notes there are lots of fruits, both fresh and frozen, that will benefit our health.

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