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Organic Gardening for the Homestead

Modern Homesteading Series
A person holding a handful of garden soil.
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Jackson County Extension Office, 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

Give your plants the best start.

There are many joys and comforts that organic gardening can bring you, but there can be some issues with disease, pests, and weeds that might make you feel overwhelmed. Join us for a free program where we can share strategies and knowledge to make this growing season more successful. 

Horticulture Educator Chris Lueking will lead the program and discuss:

  • Benefits of Organic Gardening
  • Pest Protection
  • Disease Strategies
  • Weed Control
  • Companion Planting
  • Soil Health and more!

Register by calling (618) 687-1727 or visit

Explore the Modern Homesteading Series

Join Illinois Extension each month as we host a series of free modern homesteading programs. Unless otherwise noted, all programs will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Extension office at 402 Ava Rd. in Murphysboro, IL, 62966. For a full list of topics and to register for upcoming programs, please visit

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact