BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The winter webinar series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program gets underway this later this month. The Four Seasons Gardening Program focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening, and backyard food production.
The first session of the series is titled, Seed Starting. This program is being offered at two different dates/times. The first is 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31 and again at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 2. This discussion will help prove why growing plants from seed is both rewarding and cost effective. Join Extension Horticulture Educator, Kim Ellson, as she discusses key elements for successful seeding this spring. Join the webinar to help strengthen your skillset and learn about germination triggers, breaking dormancy, scheduling, seeding methods, damping off and hardening.
This webinar may be viewed from the comfort of your home by pre-registering at go.illinois.edu/4seasons_webinars. Recorded videos of these sessions can also be viewed following the program dates at go.illinois.edu/fourseasonsrecordings. There is no fee to participate in the webinars, but advance registration is needed. For more information, please call the McLean County Extension Office at (309) 663-8306.
If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator for Livingston, McLean, and Woodford, Kelly Allsup at (309) 663-8306 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the winter series continues, a few other webinar topics will include How to Have Healthy Houseplants on Tuesday, February 14 and Thursday, February 16. Moth Orchids – Start an Orchid Odyssey is set for Tuesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 9. For more information on these dates, please visit the links above.
— University of Illinois Extension
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