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Purchasing Seeds & Plants: Gardening in the Air

Purchasing Seeds & Plants:
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Plant and seed sales around the world surged in 2020.  Dr. Cindy Haynes will provide pointers on buying the best plants for gardens or the landscape, regardless if they come from a local garden center or online from another state or country.

Register online by January 27.

Presenter: Cindy Haynes, PhD, Associate Professor & Horticulture Specialist, Iowa State University

This program is part of Gardening in the Air, a virtual series offered January 30 and February 6 and co-hosted by University of Illinois Extension and Iowa State University Extension.

Sessions will be hosted using Zoom at 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Central Standard Time. Participants may register for a single session or the entire series. Sessions are free to attend, but a donation is appreciated. Access links and handouts will be provided upon registration.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in programming, please contact Martha Smith at Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for the requested accommodation. Some programs will be recorded. If recorded, closed captioning for requested programs will be honored after the event.

Other Sessions in the Series

January 30

Winter Gardening Activities


Food and Nutrition

February 6


Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs


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