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Carrie Hennessy Presents: Landscaping in the Winter

Carrie Hennessy Presents: Landscaping in the Winter

This presentation is made possible by the Pauline J. and John R. Cook Lecture Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. The saying goes, we have two seasons: Winter and Road Construction. Well, one of those we can do something about, to make our yards...
Neal Peterson Presents: The Unexpected Pawpaw Popularity

Neal Peterson Presents: The Unexpected Pawpaw Popularity

This presentation is made possible by the Pauline J. and John R. Cook Lecture Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. In this pre-recorded webinar, Neal Peterson, pawpaw researcher and breeder, teaches about the often-unheard-of native fruit tree, the...
Daylily Proliferations

Daylily Proliferations

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 09/17/21 If you are growing daylilies, you may notice what looks like new plants growing up in the air off old flower scapes. These are known as daylily “proliferations” and they are new, identical...
Easy Plants to Sow for Fall Harvest

Easy Plants to Sow for Fall Harvest

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 08/04/2021   August is here and our gardens are thriving. Many early food crops have already been harvested, such as peas and lettuce, and many are starting to really produce – come on tomatoes!...
National Pollinator Week 2021

National Pollinator Week 2021

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 06/24/2021 This week we celebrate pollinators and everything they do for us. Insects, most notably bees, butterflies, birds, and even small critters help move pollen from flower to flower, whether...
DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

By Susan Schumacher, Council of Rockford Gardeners – 06/06/2020 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS Learn how to make Chive Blossom Vinegar from chives growing in your own yard! This resource was originally presented during Garden Fair Weekend 2021 by Susan Schumacher of the...