Four Seasons Gardening Program Offers Fall Series

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September 9, 2014

September 11, 2014

September 23, 2014

September 25, 2014

October 7, 2014

October 9, 2014

Link: http://www.web.extension.illinois.edu/fjprw/

Event Description

The fall series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food production, gets underway this month. The first session of the series is titled, Daylilies: Perfect for the Garden and Collecting. The program will be presented via Telenet on September 9, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the following locations: Franklin County Extension Office, 1212 Rt. 14 W, Benton, Illinois and the Perry County Extension Office, 3764 State Rt. 13/127 Room 100, Pinckneyville, Illinois. The program will also be presented via Telenet on September 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the following location: Jackson County Extension Office, 402 Ava Road, Murphysboro, Illinois.
Daylilies, known for their lovely trumpet-shaped florets, are easy to grow and are suitable for all types of landscapes in Illinois. Beyond the basic care and maintenance of daylilies, experience the incredible choice of colors, patterns and forms now available; from classic "ditch lilies" to elegant double-blooming varieties, all in colors of lavender, red, orange, yellow and everything in between.
Other topics in the fall series include Getting Your Feet Wet with Rain Gardens set for September 23 and 25, and Hydroponics for the Home Gardener set for October 7 and 9.
Cost per session is FREE. Advance registration is required. Phone the local U of I Extension office (Franklin – (618) 439-3178, Perry – (618) 357-2126, and Jackson – (618) 687-1727) for more details or register online at: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fjprw/.

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