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U of I Extension offers program on winterizing landscapes

Published: Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 1:59 p.m. CDT

WOODSTOCK – The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues with "Winter Wise Your Landscape: Knowledge to Prevent Costly Mistakes."  

The program is offered at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and will be presented via teleconference at the McHenry County Extension office at 1102 McConnell Road, Woodstock. 

Discover the steps to take now to protect and embellish a landscape to ensure blooms and grass in the spring. When and what to prune, fertilize, protect and not neglect will be taught. Learn proper practices of winter protection in the landscape. Get more bloom for the buck.

This is the second session of the fall series. The next program, "Pollinator Plants" is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 17.

The cost per session is $5. Advance registration is required at web.extension.illinois.edu/lm

For information, call 815-338-3737.

– Northwest Herald

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