May gardening 2018
Prune spring-flowering shrubs such as forsythia that have already flowered.
Fertilize roses early this month or mid-month if you already fertilized last month. Use a 20-20-20 liquid solution when flower buds are set. Mulch around the plants to retain moisture.
Stake perennials before they reach 6 inches.
Pinch back fall-blooming perennials such as chrysanthemums, asters, and tall sedums once a week. Continue reading “Horticulture Report – May 2018”
Natural areas on the College of DuPage’s Glen Ellyn campus help students and the community connect with the environment while providing educational opportunities.
Read the complete article at http://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20180411/cods-prairie-gives-students-hands-on-education/
photos from our March program
Here is the link for info on Monarch Butterfly Way Station requirements and an application form. You can register online or print out the application: http://www.monarchwatch.org/waystations/
Here is a link for a listing of registered way stations, which can be filtered by city.: http://bit.ly/monarch-waystations