Four Seasons Gardening Program offers free fall series webinars


OTTAWA - The University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening Program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening, and backyard food production, will hold the next in its fall series of webinars on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to participate in this free webinar series.

The October program is titled “Creating a Bottle Terrarium.” This session will explore the enclosed world of bottle terrariums, which are self-contained plant environments within glass. Join Horticulture Educator Bruce Black as he discusses terrariums, their needs, and how to create a bottle version of a terrarium.

The final topic in the fall series will be “History of Forest Pest Outbreaks in North America” and is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Webinars are available for viewing from wherever individuals have internet access by pre-registering at Recorded videos of these sessions can be viewed following the program at Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all local county offices are currently unable to offer viewing options at those locations.

Each session is free to the public. Advance registration is needed. Call the LaSalle County office for more details at (815) 433-0707 or e-mail Extension Program Coordinator Meg Overocker at