University of Illinois Extension

Volume 3 Issue 2

Articles in this issue...

Winter Gardening Tasks

If you can’t think of any gardening tasks for the winter months, here are some tips to get you going.

All-America Selections 2007

Three new flowers, recommended for 2007 by All-America Selections (AAS), might be just the thing to consider over the winter for next spring's garden, said Greg Stack, U of I Extension horticulturist.

Preventing Rodent Damage

Voles and other rodents can damage fruit trees over the winter months, warned Maurice Ogutu, University of Illinois Extension horticulturist.

Amaryllis for Indoor Color

Brighten up your home and chase away the winter doldrums by potting up amaryllis, Susan Grupp, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, recommends.

2007 Gardening Resolutions

Winter is a good time to think about “new gardening year resolutions,” said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

Brighten Your Winter Days by Visiting These Hort Corner Websites

Find out what houseplant is best for your growing conditions.