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Garden - Jennifer Fishburn
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 12:00 am

Be sure to water plants now to avoid consequences later

Untitled Document The crisp, cool air has been a welcome relief from the 90-degree temperatures, but we have not been as blessed with rainfall. Last week I dug a hole for
Garden - Jennifer Fishburn
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 12:00 am

Most varieties will benefit from a brief curing process

Untitled Document The fruits of summer may be nearing their end for the year, but winter squash, which comes in hundreds of varieties and a plethora of sizes, shapes, colors, and
Garden - Jennifer Fishburn
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007 12:00 am

Usually, the pesky little critters only inflict cosmetic damage

Untitled Document I park my car under the canopy of a large bur oak tree. For the past several weeks my car has been covered in a sticky substance: honeydew. Aphids are s
Garden - Jennifer Fishburn
Wednesday, July 18, 2007 12:00 am

How central-Illinois gardeners can pick the perfect tree

Untitled Document Last year’s high winds, tornadoes, and ice storm played havoc on central-Illinois trees. If you haven’t already replaced trees in your yard, take so
Garden - Jennifer Fishburn
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 12:00 am

They’re back and they’re on the attack!

Untitled Document Japanese beetles have invaded our gardens again. The first beetles were noticed around June 15 in the Springfield area, and the phone at the offices of the Univ
Garden - Jennifer Fishburn
Wednesday, June 13, 2007 12:00 am

Tour 30-acre lush private estate on Saturday, June 23

Untitled Document Gardeners love getting new ideas for sprucing up their gardens, and Springfield-area green thumbs will have the opportunity to get those ideas and talk with mas


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