Best Small(ish) Shrubs for the Home Landscape

Join Champaign County Master Gardeners and University of Illinois Extension for a program on Tues., Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. via zoom or in person for a presentation titled "Best Small(ish) Shrubs for the Home Landscape" with Dyke Barkley, Horticulture Advisor, Lake Land College.

In this presentation you will learn:

  • How to select a good mix of flowering and ornamental shrubs that will successfully grow in the Midwest.
  • About common and more unusual shrubs.
  • Maintenance of shrubs and how to prevent leading cause of problems.
  • The definition of 'Hardiness' as it relates to plant selection.

This presentation is offered both in person and zoom.  If attending in person, join us at the Champaign County Extension office, 801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign, 61821.

Register to receive the zoom information and join us online.

This presentation will be recorded and, once edited and close captioned, made available on our YouTube channel at

Should you need accommodations to participate, please contact Randy Barton at