Totally Tomatoes, Perfect Peppers

Join Grant McCarty, University of Illinois Extension Local Foods and Small Farms Educator, for Totally Tomatoes, Perfect Peppers on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the Elizabeth Community Building, HWY 20 W. Elizabeth, IL 61028. There will be a $5 fee to attend this program and pre-registration is required as seating is limited. To register or for more information please call the Jo Daviess County Extension Office at 815-858-2273 or visit us online at

With the weather and soil warming up in April and May, the planting of tomatoes and peppers is just around the corner. This class will help you determine what varieties to grow, diseases and insects to look out for, methods to trellis for success, and trouble-shooting of these two popular summer vegetables.

This program is a part of the Spring Break Gardening Series. Other topics being covered in the series include “Pollinators – They’re for Everyone”, “Spring Centerpieces”, “Rain Water Management in Your Landscape”, and “Houseplants”. You can get more information about all of these programs by visiting us online at or calling us at 815-858-2273.

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this program, please contact the Extension Office at (815)-858-2273. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.