University of Illinois Extension

Archives for May 2015

May 28, 2015

Richard Hentschel host of Green Side Up, talks this week about selecting landscape plants for replacements for plants that have not survived since the drought of 2012 and harsh winters of 2013 and 2014 or insect infestations like the Emerald Ash Borer. Homeowners should recognize there are now differences in the home landscape than when first planted and selection choices change as well.

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May 21, 2015

Host Richard Hentschel talks about vegetable gardening and dealing with the varied spring weather this year. Better to plant or sow seeds based on current weather conditions rather than some of our more traditional dates. Richard covered what happens when you plant out the warm loving vegetables when it is still too cold. Richard took a few minutes to discuss vine crops and their flowering habits.

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