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Macon County Master Gardener Garden Walk is June 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Recognizing heat-related warning signs for gardeners and landscapers
URBANA, Ill. — Landscaping and gardening are great physical exercises, and studies show they are good for emotional well-being. But those working outside must remain aware of the dangers associated with heat stress on their bodies. “When I was working as a landscaper, we had to sod a...
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State horse competition showcases 4-H members' knowledge and skills
CLINTON, Ill. —  The annual state 4-H Hippology Contest and 4-H Horse Speaking Contest took place on April 13 at the University of Illinois campus. DeWitt County 4-H members participated in both contests, demonstrating their knowledge and skills beyond riding.Lillian Elsea and Amyla...
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Add a dash of herbs to spice up floral bouquets
URBANA, Ill. — Cultivating a cut flower garden filled with favorites can be a fun family project that can become budget-friendly gifts for everyone. Adding herbs to a garden and bouquets will create a unique, personal touch to designs. Fresh herbs look and smell amazing and will be long-...

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