URBANA, Ill. – The official start of summer has provided many beautiful days to get out and take a walk around the neighborhood. Perhaps you discovered a native plant on your property or purchased a flowering shrub to incorporate into your home landscape. Join University of Illinois Extension Educators Austin Little and Erin Garrett as they help you identify the native plants, herbaceous flowers, or flowering shrubs of Illinois during the summer plant identification walk and talk webinar at 1 p.m. Friday, July 31.

Extension professionals will help identify Illinois plants and provide more information about the species and share tips on how to care for each one.To help prepare for the program, send a photo of the plants in your area that you want help identifying or caring for. To participate, please submit photos to Maggie Ray no later than July 28. Also include participant name, city, and specific questions.

During the program, the educators will share your photos and answer questions. This program is free and open to the public. One must register to attend this event.

Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in programming, contact the webinar organizer. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your needs.

SourceAustin Little, Horticulture Educator and Erin Garrett, Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator, University of Illinois Extension
News WriterHeather Willis, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension