Learn to winterize your landscape

SYCAMORE – The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues with “Winter Wise Your Landscape: Knowledge to Prevent Costly Mistakes.”

The program is offered twice: at 1 p.m. Sept. 3 and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Both sessions will be presented via teleconference at the DeKalb County Extension office at 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore.

Discover and uncover the necessary steps to take now in order to protect and embellish your landscape and ensure blooms and grass in the spring. When and what to prune, fertilize, protect and not neglect will be taught. Learn proper practices of winter protection in the landscape. Get more bloom for your buck and find balance in both your landscape and pocketbook. This is the second session of the fall series. The next program, “Pollinator Plants” is set for Sept. 17 and 19.

Cost per session is $5. Advance registration is needed.

For information, call 815-758-8194 or visit If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact 815-758-8194.

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