University of Illinois Extension

Brighten Your Winter Days by Visiting These Hort Corner Websites

Find out what houseplant is best for your growing conditions.

Selecting Trees and Shrubs for Your Home
What tree or shrub is best-suited to your yard? It’s a tough question as every yard is different. Now a U of I website allows you to match your yard preferences with characteristics of more than 120 trees.

Ornamental Grasses
Ornamental grasses can add variety and interest to a landscape. You’ll find information about types of ornamental grasses, care, maintenance, and how to plant.

Groundcovers to Know and Use
Everything you ever wanted to know about groundcovers including a directory of 35 different groundcovers.