Hands-on horticulture series at Extension


CLINTON — Extension Horticulture Educator Candice Hart continues her how-to gardening series Hands-on Horticulture with Hart on June 5 with Self-Watering Container Gardens. 

As summer moves into full swing, learn how create your own self-watering container to keep your plants hydrated. Join Hart as she discusses the concept of self-watering containers and how to make one at a fraction of the cost to buy one.

Cost is $20 and participants will leave with an 18-gallon unit to take home.

This program will meet at the DeWitt County Extension Office located at 8425 Katie Rd. in Clinton from 6-7:30 p.m. Advance registration is required by May 31 by visiting go.illinois.edu/dmp or call (217) 935-5764 for more information.

Upcoming topics in the Hands-on Horticulture with Hart series are Cacti & Succulent Container Gardening in July and Cut Flower Gardening in August.

University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois’ 102 counties and beyond. Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please call (217) 935-5764.


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