U of I Extension Berries Workshops
Tue, 12 Jan 2021 09:08:03 CST
To help the public learn more about growing berries in their own backyards, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, Andrew Holsinger will host two-part series designed to give the basics of berry crop production.
This two-part series will be held online via Zoom on Thursday, Feb 18 & Feb. 25 at 10:00 a.m. Cost is $10. Advance registration is required by Feb. 10 by visiting go.illinois.edu/cjmm or calling 217.532.3941. Participants who register before Feb.10, will receive the book, “Small Fruits in the Home Garden” in the mail.
The two sessions will include:
February 18 – The Basics of Berries
This virtual workshop will look at the cultural requirements for establishing berries. Learn about site selection, cultivar selection, planting, and maintenance.
February 25 – Small Fruit Pest Management
This presentation will cover pests and diseases that are commonly encountered in berry plants and how to identify and manage them.
Please contact Andrew Holsinger at email@example.com or 217.532.3941 for more information.
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