Read article: The dilemma with weed-and-feed lawn products
The dilemma with weed-and-feed lawn products
As the winter’s chill lingers into spring, the itch to get out in our yards has never seemed more compelling. One of the ritual tasks performed by...
Read article: Protect pollinators: Avoid neonicotinoids insecticides
Protect pollinators: Avoid neonicotinoids insecticides
By Laura Bradshaw, Extension Master Naturalist serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell counties The topic of the importance of...
Read article: Beware of poison ivy's different forms
Beware of poison ivy's different forms
Experienced gardeners know where poison ivy is likely to be found in the home landscape, and what it looks...
Invasive Garlic Mustard Research Update for Land Managers
Garlic mustard is a high-priority invasive plant that harms native forest ecosystems in Illinois. Researchers from University of Illinois and University of Wisconsin collaborated to test at what growth stage herbicides can be used on garlic mustard and still stop the plants from producing viable...
How to Remove Garlic Mustard with Herbicide
Garlic mustard is a high-priority invasive plant that harms native forest ecosystems in Illinois. Completely removing it takes several strategic approaches over a series of years.
Chemical control can be paired with hand-pulling plants and prescribed burns to manage large infestations....
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