University of Illinois Extension

Volume 7 Special Issue

Articles in this issue...

Exploring Asian Vegetables

Each year, more and more crispy, succulent and nutritious Asian vegetables appear on grocers' produce shelves, said Greg Stack, U of I Extension horticulturist.

Year of the Tomato

"2011 is the year of the tomato. Each year, representatives of the horticultural industry select one flower and one vegetable to be showcased for a particular year," explained Greg Stack, U of I Extension horticulturist. "For 2011, the vegetable selected was the tomato, making this the year of the tomato.

Planning Your Vegetable Garden Around Your Family

A well-planned vegetable garden is easy to care for and harvest, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture specialist.

Six Pests You Should Know

Gardening is an adventure filled with challenges, says Ron Wolford, University of Illinois Extension horticulturist.

Growing Leafy Greens in the Home Garden

Guidelines for growing leafy greens in your home garden are offered by Maurice Ogutu, U of I Extension horticulturist. Leaves are the edible parts of most leafy green vegetables, explained Ogutu.