Growing Backyard Grapes - U of I Extension

Growing Backyard Grapes

Did you know that the grapevine is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world? Home gardeners in Illinois can successfully produce grapes to be eaten fresh (table grapes) or processed into jam, jelly, juice.  In addition to its food value, a grapevine can also be an attractive addition any avid gardener’s landscape.

Whether you already grow grapes or are thinking of getting started, join Holly Froning Master Gardener Coordinator with University of Illinois Extension, as she presents tips on growing grapes in a backyard setting. Included will be a discussion of variety selection, site selection, planting guidelines, pruning, and pest control. 

Plan to attend Growing Backyard Grapes at University of Illinois Extension, Kankakee County, 1650 Commerce Drive, Bourbonnais.  For further information or to pre-register, please contact the Extension office at 815-933-8337. Pre-registration is required by February 26, 2019. There is a $5.00 fee for this presentation.

Date and Time

March 4, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


University of Illinois Extension, Kankakee County
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

This event is located in Kankakee County.