University of Illinois Extension

Volume 5 Issue 2

Articles in this issue...

The Garden in Winter

With a little planning, the winter garden can be a place of beauty, says Sharon Yiesla, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

Bugs in Houseplants

After homeowners bring their indoor houseplants inside to avoid freezing temperatures, they may discover some "passengers" that hitched a ride, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture specialist.

Hello, Spring

Winter is tough on everyone. Dark, gloomy, cold days just make people feel less than upbeat, said Greg Stack, University of Illinois Extension horticulturist.

Growing Gloxinia

If your home needs some exciting color and texture among the dark, cold days of winter, there is a plant that can help, said Matt Kostelnick, U of I Extension horticulture educator.

Bromeliads

Ornamental purposes provide the primary use for bromeliads, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.