Pull Up a Chair in Gardener's Corner
July 22, 2009
  • /Crop Sciences
URBANA -- Home gardeners can pull up a chair and listen to the latest gardening advice from University of Illinois Extension horticulture specialists, courtesy of the podcast feature on the "Gardener's Corner" (http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/podcasts/gc/) website.

"Each week, we add a new and relevant growing season topic," explained Jane Scherer, U of I Extension urban programs specialist and director of its websites. "Whether it is a particular pest or disease, the next thing that needs to be done in terms of care, or displaying plants, the latest information is shared by U of I Extension specialists."

Recent topics have included Japanese beetles, refreshing perennials after they bloom, and mixing different plants in a pot.

The website includes features that allow subscription to it and automatic feeds of the latest postings.