University of Illinois Extension

Brighten Your Winter Days by Visiting These Hort Corner Websites

Houseplants
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/houseplants/
Find out what houseplant is best for your growing conditions.

Selecting Trees and Shrubs for Your Home
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector/
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/shrubselector/
What tree or shrub is best-suited to your yard? It’s a tough question as every yard is different. Now a U of I website allows you to match your yard preferences with characteristics of more than 120 trees.

Ornamental Grasses
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/grasses/
Ornamental grasses can add variety and interest to a landscape. You’ll find information about types of ornamental grasses, care, maintenance, and how to plant.

Groundcovers to Know and Use
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/groundcovers/
Everything you ever wanted to know about groundcovers including a directory of 35 different groundcovers.