University of Illinois Extension

Volume 7 Issue 3

Articles in this issue...

Cleared for Takeoff

As you look through seed catalogs and visit your local garden center for things to include in your flower garden, be sure to pick out a few things to help you build some landing sites in your garden, said Greg Stack, U of I Extension horticulturist.

Garden of Sensory Delights

Sensory gardens invite interesting experiences whether a container garden on a condo balcony or a five acre spread, said Nancy Pollard, U of I Extension horticulturist.

Not Your Grandmother's Hydrangeas

Every gardener seems to have memories of a hydrangea somewhere in the garden, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

Mulch Volcanoes

You may not find the phrase "mulch volcanoes" in the dictionary, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, but the concept has been gaining ground and can create problems.

Early Spring Gardening

Early spring gardening is quite the challenge for most gardeners, gambling that the weather won't be too cold or too wet or both, said University of Illinois Extension horticulturist Richard Hentschel.