CARMI, Ill. - Do you have a backyard garden and want to learn more about growing tomatoes?

Join University of Illinois Extension Educator Bronwyn Aly to learn more about the basics of growing tomatoes, including variety selection, transplant production, pruning and trellising techniques, fertilizer recommendations, as well as common pests and quirks.  This free, in-person program will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 starting at 10 a.m. at the White County Extension office located at 1715 College Ave. Carmi, IL.  There will be a limited capacity of 25 people for this program to allow for social distancing. Pre-registration for this program is required and can be done by calling the White County Extension office at (618) 382-2662.  Please do not attend if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms. Face masks will be required by attendees and staff.

If you will need a reasonable accommodation in order to participate, contact Bronwyn Aly at baly@illinois.edu . Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.  University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

SOURCE: Bronwyn Aly, Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator, University of Illinois Extension

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