Time For Clean-Up & Clean-Out

One of the gardens at the University of Illinois ‘Idea Garden’ already cleaned out except for a bunch of chard. The leafy vegetable thrives in cooler weather

One of the gardens at the University of Illinois ‘Idea Garden’ already cleaned out except for a bunch of chard. The leafy vegetable thrives in cooler weather

Earlier this week was the first day of autumn, with the change in season it’s time to develop a strategy for clean up and clean out. This week, University of Illinois Extension educator Richard Hentschel joins First Light host Brian O’Keefe for the periodic ‘Farm to Table’ segment. Brian and Richard discuss everything from agriculture and agri-business to your garden and home landscape. Earlier this summer they toured the Extension’s ‘Idea Garden.’ Now with cooler temperatures and fewer daylight hours, they went back out to the garden for this ‘Farm to Table’

Except for some late season flowers and plants University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners have cleaned out the beds at the ‘Idea Garden’ just off Rt. 38 in Kane County

Except for some late season flowers and plants University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners have cleaned out the beds at the ‘Idea Garden’ just off Rt. 38 in Kane County