University of Illinois Extension

Archives for May 2019

May 16, 2019
Richard Hentschel

Host Richard Hentschel discusses plants in the home landscape damaged by this winter's severe conditions. Tree, shrub, perennial flowers and small fruits have all suffered some level of damage. Learn what this means for the future, and learn what to look for by mid-June. Hentschel also addresses our USDA hardiness zone map and why we may have brought on some this damage ourselves.

 
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May 2, 2019
Richard Hentschel

Illinois Extension Educator Richard Hentschel talks about our wet weather, how different types of soil handle the rain, and how it impacts planting and growing this spring. He also touches on what earthworms and ants are doing this season.

 
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