University of Illinois Extension

Volume 4 Issue 4

Articles in this issue...

Hanging Around in the Garden

Look up. What do you see? Nothing. Now place a hanging basket in a garden space and what do you see? A colorful globe of flowers that will brighten any over head spot for the entire summer, says Greg Stack, a University of Illinois Extension horticulturist.

Tips for Roses, Trees, and Houseplants

A few tips can make life easier for the summer gardener who deals with roses, trees, and what to do with houseplants while on vacation, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

Designing Flower Beds

Five simple steps can make planning a flower bed successful, said Sharon Yiesla, U of I Extension horticulture educator.

Home Landscape Pruning

The word “pruning” actually means to cut in layers, and that is what we should all think about when pruning shrubs, said Richard Hentschel, U of I Extension horticulture specialist.

Butterfly Gardening

Butterfly gardening is not just a means to attract beautiful adult butterflies to the garden, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.