September 26, 2021

Calendar: Add a soil test to your bucket list

Do you have goal of great production from your garden. Add a soil test to your bucket list to set exciting goals for soil fertility to pursue and fulfill your dreams of gardening. Learn the process of soil testing and the basics of soil fertility from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 2. The online Know More, Grow More program will be presented by Extension educators Andrew Holsinger and Katie Parker.

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Jumping worms prevention, indentification

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A discussion on jumping worms prevention and identification with University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator Kelly Allsup will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at the McLean County Extension office, 1615 Commerce Pkwy., Bloomington.

“Non-native invasive species are one of the biggest environmental threats, second only to habitat loss,” Allsup said. “Once invasive species have a foothold, it can be hard to remove them, so prevention and early detection and response is key.”

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Plant propagation program

HILLSBORO, Ill. — Join Andrew Holsinger, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator,for a class about plant propagation from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at the Montgomery County Extension office, #1 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsboro. Several techniques will be demonstrated, including how to propogate from cuttings and leaves.

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