Volume 5 Issue 1
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When a horticulturist goes on vacation not only do they go to relax and have a good time, but they also seem to find, or make time, to wander into nurseries, botanic gardens or other places, in order to get their “plant fix,” said Greg Stack, a University of Illinois horticulturist.
As fall approaches, many homeowners with fruit trees would like to know when to pick their apples and pears, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.
Fall is a great time for planting trees in your landscape, notes Richard Hentschel, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture specialist.
Many trees can be planted in the early fall, allowing the advantage of warm soil for root growth before the tree goes dormant, said Nancy Pollard, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.
While rain is often desperately desired for home lawns and gardens, it can bring problems, said Martha Smith, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.