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Farm to Table: Regional Idea Garden

U of I Extension educator Richard Hentschel joins First Light host Brian O’Keefe for the ‘Farm to Table’ segment

U of I Extension educator Richard Hentschel joins First Light host Brian O’Keefe for the ‘Farm to Table’ segment

About once a month University of Illinois Extension educator Richard Hentschel and First Light host Brian O’Keefe get together for the ‘Farm to Table’ segment. They talk about everything from agriculture and agribusiness, to your backyard garden and home landscape. For this ‘Farm to Table’…Brian met Richard at the University of Illinois Extension ‘idea garden’ in Kane County

A well dressed scare crow greets visitors to the U of I Extension’s regional Idea Garden

A well dressed scare crow greets visitors to the U of I Extension’s regional Idea Garden

One section of the Idea Garden uses bowling balls for a border

One section of the Idea Garden uses bowling balls for a border

The regional Idea Garden is a garden of gardens designed to give people ideas to use in their own backyard gardens

The regional Idea Garden is a garden of gardens designed to give people ideas to use in their own backyard gardens

Plenty of Flowers Available For Your Mom

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Every few weeks at First Light, University of Illinois Extension educator Richard Hentschel and Brian O’Keefe get together for our ‘Farm to Table’ segment. They discuss everything from agriculture and agribusiness to home landscaping and your backyard garden. This week, one week before Mother’s Day, Brian and Richard headed out to Schaffer’s Greenhouse in Montgomery and sat down with Brett Schaffer inside one of the company’s greenhouses

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Gardeners Ready To Get Growing

Plenty of pansies greet gardeners at Schaefer’s Greenhouses in Montgomery

Plenty of pansies greet gardeners at Schaefer’s Greenhouses in Montgomery

Every few weeks at First Light, University of Illinois Extension educator Richard Hentschel joins Brian O’Keefe for the ‘Farm to Table’ segment. They discuss everything from agriculture and
agri-businesses, to backyard gardens and home landscaping. For this week, Schaefer Greenhouse’s Brett Schaefer joined Richard and Brian in one of the massive garden center’s greenhouses

Rows and rows of tables with a wide variety of flowers await gardeners and weather that’s just a little bit warmer

Rows and rows of tables with a wide variety of flowers await gardeners and weather that’s just a little bit warmer