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Make your yard a haven for bees and butterflies

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 12:08 p.m. CDT

SYCAMORE – The fall series of the Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues Sept. 17 with Pollinator Plants.

The program will be offered via teleconference at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, and again at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, both at the DeKalb County Extension office, 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore.

Learn about the importance of pollinators and the plants that attract them. Find out what great pollinators are in Illinois and how to transform your own backyard into a garden that encourages them. If you would like to share your garden with the butterflies and the bees, this program will tell you how.

This is the third session of the fall series. The next program, What’s Trending Now in Landscape Design, is set for Oct. 1 and 3.

Cost for the session is $5. Advance registration is needed. For information or to register, call 815-758-8194 or visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, call 815-758-8194.

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