Champaign County, Illinois

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How much to budget for home maintenance costs annually?

I'd like to know how much experts recommend families budget for home maintenance costs each year? And, I'm looking for information that is current and takes into account any changes in costs since the Great Recession.


Champaign County IL personal finance about 5 years ago

"Musrhoom" vs. "Screened Garden" compost at the Urbana Landscape recycling Center

The LRC says the first product is made from horse manure and hardwood bark, whereas the latter is made from composted leaf material. Which would you recommend for different situations (e.g. vegetable garden amendment, planting a new lawn), and why?


Champaign County IL gardening mulch horticulture almost 7 years ago

What is this?

What is this?



Champaign County IL plant identification horticulture over 4 years ago

Managing Arborvitae leafminer

What systemic insecticides are registered for SOIL APPLICATION in the management of Arborvitae leafminer in urban areas.


Champaign County IL pesticides 8 months ago

Aerated Static Pile Horse Manure Composting

What are the average carbon or nitrogen content of horse manure and also used/urine-soaked pelleted bedding? With a desired 20:1 up to 40:1 of C:N ratio I would need to know to assure quality composting.


Champaign County IL composting over 2 years ago

Soil compaction - how abate?


Trees in my yard are "puny." The dirt in my yard is so hard, i can hardly dig a hole. How abate this so my established trees can prosper?.


Champaign County IL over 1 year ago

diseased tree

While I am a Master Gardener through the University of Illinois, on visiting my daughter in Dallas recently I saw a diseased tree and was not sure exactly what tree it was (mulberry?) nor how to address the problem. The attached pictures detail the problem. I would appreciate your advice.


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Champaign County IL trees and shrubs disease issues horticulture almost 7 years ago

What kind of bug is this

We've found some of these bugs in our apartment, was wondering if anyone knew what they were


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Champaign County IL insect identification over 3 years ago

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