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Dahlias: Digging, Dividing, and Diseases | Four Seasons Gardening

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Gear up for fall beauty.

Seasons come and go, but home gardening, environmental stewardship, and backyard food production take year-round effort. Pick up the knowledge you need to grow a beautiful, bountiful garden, select plants and trees that are right for your area, and reap the rewards of a successful growing season by joining our experts in the three-session fall lineup of Four Seasons Gardening.

Dahlias: Digging, Dividing, and Diseases

September 27 at 1:30 PM

Dahlias can be a dazzling cut flower for your flower bed or garden. Gain Dahlia growing tips for summer care while learning to identify pest and diseases that can damage blooms. Fall brings new techniques for digging and dividing the tubers as a way of propagating for next season’s flowers.
Presenter: Christina Lueking, Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator

Additional workshops in the Four Seasons Gardening Series

  • Using Fresh Produce | October 18 at 1:30 PM
    You have grown fresh produce all summer long, now what do you do with the excess produce like onions, cucumbers, tomatoes and more? Explore simple ways of storing produce for longer shelf life and sharing resources for get easy recipes like refrigerator pickles to make your produce go further.
    Presenter: Bruce Black, Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator
  • Deep Bark Secrets of Tree Selection | November 1 at 1:30 PM
    Are you looking to plant more trees in your yard? Confused about what species might be best? Have something in mind and want to ensure its success? Branch out to find methods for selecting the right tree for your site. Make informed decisions when selecting your next tree!
    Presenter: Sarah Vogel, Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator

Register for any or all of these free one-hour sessions to build your gardening know-how! Space is limited, so make sure to register early!

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact Gemini Bhalsod at Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting access needs.

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