Spring reminds us that we can always begin again.
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Dig into Spring
Take a Pesticide Applicator Test
Help the Environment
Illinois Groundwork provides community resources and guidance for creating community green infrastructure
URBANA, Ill. – During large rainstorms, many Illinois residents brace themselves for flooding in their basements, streets, and neighborhoods. Illinois Groundwork, illinoisgroundwork.org, is a new free, online tool for communities and stormwater
Use the resiliency and sustainability of plants to naturally beautify your garden
URBANA, Ill. – Seasons come and go, but home gardening never stops. Pick up the knowledge you need to embrace a resilient and sustainable home landscape, identify plants that could be problematic, and promote a natural display of beauty throughout the year.
Learn best practices for all
Make the most of mulch by choosing from living, synthetic, inorganic, or organic
URBANA, Ill. – Every spring, gardeners turn to mulches for their landscapes and gardens for a variety of reasons. One of the main benefits of mulch is reduced soil erosion and compaction. Mulch also moderates soil temperature keeping it warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Another
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There is so much you want to do, but the challenges of time, distance, and cost create barriers to achieving those goals. You need a program that's flexible to your schedule. Learn @ Illinois Extension helps remove those challenge by offering flexible online learning programs that meet your personal interests and continuing education requirements. We provide learning on your terms so you can be who you were meant to be.