Gardener's Day

Notes on the Event Schedule Change

The impact of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) continues to create uncertainty and concern both globally and here in our community. In accordance with University of Illinois policy, Illinois Extension has deployed public health strategies designed to protect everyone’s health and safety. Effective Friday, March 13, all university-sponsored events with more than 50 anticipated attendees are suspended indefinitely.

Morning (9 am – noon) via webinar

  • Tomato Problems
    • Tomatoes are one of the most popular and commonly grown plants in home gardens. Learn about common problems that plague tomatoes as well as ways to address them.
  • Tree Health Assessment  
    • Tree health can be difficult to determine, but routinely checking your tree may help you notice problems as they appear. Learn about the most common issues that cause tree decline in the landscape and how to identify them.
  • Growing Culinary Herbs
    • Learn how to select, plant, and maintain herb gardens so that they add beauty to the home landscape, while offering added culinary and other uses.



CANCELED - Lunch with the MGs (noon – 1 pm)

CANCELED - Afternoon (1pm – 3pm) 

  • Using Herbs in the Kitchen
    • Learn about different ways you can utilize the herbs you grow in your garden in your kitchen.