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Four Seasons Gardening Program Offers Fall Series

The fall series of the University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening Program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening, and backyard food production, gets underway the month of September. The public is invited to participate in this free webinar series. The first session of the series is titled “Fall Gardening.” Gardening does not have to end when the calendar turns to fall. Join Ken Johnson, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, to learn about the crops that can be grown, as well as other garden and yard activities to do in the fall.


This program will be offered via a live webinar on Tuesday, September 17th at 1:30 p.m. at the following University of Illinois Extension Offices: Bureau County in Princeton; Marshall-Putnam Counties in Henry; and LaSalle County in Ottawa. This webinar may also be viewed from wherever you have internet access by pre-registering at go.illinois.edu/4seasons_webinars. Recorded videos of these sessions can be viewed following the program at go.illinois.edu/fourseasonsrecordings.  


Other topics in the fall series include “Tree Compartmentalization,” set for Tuesday, October 8th at 1:30 p.m., and “Gardening for Birds,” set for Tuesday, December 3rd at 1:30 p.m. 

Each session is free to the public. Advance registration is needed. Phone or email the LaSalle County University of Illinois Extension office for more details at 815-433-0707, or you may email Extension Program Coordinator Meg Overocker at meo@illinois.edu.  


If you need a reasonable accommodation, please indicate when registering. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. For more information call University of Illinois Extension –LaSalle County at 815-433-0707. Extension offices are located in Princeton, Ottawa, Henry and in Oglesby on the IVCC campus.


The Mission of University of Illinois Extension is to provide practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Visit our website at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/blmp/