University of Illinois Extension
July 7, 2016

Richard Hentschel talks about recent rains. Rains or watering is needed at critical times in the vegetable garden. Good moisture is needed for pod fill, fruit development and corn silking and tasseling.

Suckers and water spouts are also showing up in the home landscape, especially on ornamental flowering crabapples. Pruning back certain perennial flowers and veggies should be avoided until foliage dies down naturally.

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