University of Illinois Extension

Archives for June 2018

June 28, 2018
Richard Hentschel

Host Richard Hentschel discusses some early season vegetable concerns. Those early cool season vegetables may be going to seed by now and any leaves on our leafy greens can now be bitter tasting. Radishes also may go to seed and suffer the same fate. Richard talks about common tomato leaf diseases and blossom end rot and what you can do about it.

 
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June 21, 2018
Richard Hentschel

Richard Hentschel, Host of Green Side Up, talks about the many good, and not-so-good, effects of all the rain in the home landscape. Lawns continue to grow, mushrooms showing up in the lawn, some surprising insect activity and a quick reminder on mosquitos and ticks.

 
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June 14, 2018
Richard Hentschel

Host Richard Hentschel discusses using mulch in the home landscape. Used in the right amounts, there are many benefits to our plants with very few concerns. Richard also addresses some of the things we should do before putting the mulch down to make yard care easier later.

 
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