Looking for new and unusual annuals or perennials for your garden? Why not start your own plants from seed this year and achieve great satisfaction watching your plants grow and stretch your gardening dollar. Martha Smith, Illinois Extension, Horticulture Educator will walk you through the entire process.
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Gardening for Birds
If you Plant it, They Will Come: A Plan to Attract Birds: i.e. Gardening for the Birds Not just a program with a plant list but a thoughtful way to incorporate birds, and all their joy, into your garden. Join Peggy Doty, extension educator, to consider not only the bird's needs but also the needs of you, your family, children or grandchildren, pets and of course the current plants in your garden.
Which Grass is Which
Identifying grasses can be tricky! Join Erin Medvecz, Energy & Environmental Stewardship Educator, as she discusses basic grass identification and shares tips and techniques to identifying a number of common grasses in Illinois, without learning complex terminology or needing a hand lens.
Creating a Living Flower Arrangement
Planting containers for our patios and decks is a fun and easy way to bring our gardens closer. Have you ever considered planting up a container of bulbs? Join Martha Smith, Horticulture Educator, to learn about layering summer bulbs and planting spring blooming bulbs.