The Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series is one of the most popular horticulture programs offered by the Illinois Extension Horticulture Team. Each season, the team hosts three live one-hour webinars delivered via Zoom. Webinars are free but registration is required and space is limited. Please click on the topics below to register.

Webinars are held on select Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. CDT.  Each webinar will last approximately one hour. If you will need an accommodation to participate, please contact Gemini Bhalsod at gbhalsod@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged.

Upcoming Programs 

Spring Ephemerals | January 25 at 1:30 PM

These bulbs get their name because of their quick appearance in the environment in the early spring, flowering even before leaves have fully grown on deciduous trees. Horticulture Educator Gemini Bhalsod will guide you through the interesting diversity of spring ephemerals and how to grow them in your yard.

Organic Gardening | February 15 at 1:30 PM

Learn about what organic gardening is and how you can implement organic practices in your own vegetable garden. Join Horticulture Educator Ken Johnson as he covers the natural ways of growing vegetables.

Shade Gardening | March 8 at 1:30 PM

Join Andrew Holsinger, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, on how to increase color and interest in your shade garden with perennials. Andrew will discuss soil preparation, light levels, design, planting, and maintenance.

Webinar Archives

Each program is recorded and available to watch on the Illinois Extension Horticulture YouTube channel. Videos are available about two weeks after the live program.