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From the garden to the classroom, our team influences, teaches, and inspires friends, neighbors, and communities to grow! Here, we've cultivated resources to address our communities' top horticultural concerns.

Flowers, Fruits, and Frass Blog

by Horticulture Educators, Kelly Allsup and Brittnay Haag.

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2021 Winter Schedule 

Fruit Tree Pruning with Andrew Holsinger – Completed 1/19/21

Therapeutic Value of Nature with Mary Fischer – February 16, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CST

Are you stressed from having to practice social distancing? Can’t go anywhere? Do anything? Spending time in Nature can help soothe and heal. Join University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, Mary M. Fischer, as she presents research- based studies to support the healing powers of Nature.

If you need live captioning support to participate in this program, please contact Gemini Bhalsod at gbhalsod@illinois.edu. It is strongly encouraged to submit your request at least two weeks before the program begins

Adaptive Gardening with Chris Enroth – March 9, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CST

The therapeutic benefits of gardening have been documented since ancient times but there has been a recent upswing in the interest for therapeutic gardening and horticulture. But how can people of different abilities adapt their garden space to suit their needs? Join Extension Horticulture Educator, Chris Enroth, as he discusses best practices for adapting your garden to accommodate age, mobility, or other means. Chris will also share how you can be successful in helping yourself, as well as others to enjoy the art of gardening at home or in institutions like schools, assisted living facilities, and others.

If you need live captioning support to participate in this program, please contact Andrew Holsinger, at aholsing@illinois.edu. It is strongly encouraged to submit your request at least two weeks before the program begins. 

Webinar Archives

Each program is recorded and uploaded to Illinois Extension Horticulture YouTube channel. To allow time for closed captioning edits, please check the YouTube channel about two weeks after the scheduled program.