Gardening News: ‘Fall Bulb Workshop’ set for Sept. 5 in Oregon, Ill.

Staff Report

OREGON, Ill. — Now is the time to be thinking about spring blooming bulbs.

In the one-hour “Fall Bulb Workshop,” Extension Horticulturist Candice Miller will teach how to plant, divide, store and identify various bulbs, tubers and corms.

Miller will also do a hands-on demonstration about how to divide these bulbs, giving you the opportunity to take some bulbs home to plant right away.

The program will be from 5 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the University of Illinois Extension — Ogle County, 421 W. Pines Road, Oregon, Ill. Cost is $5 and everyone is welcome.

Visit the Extension website at or contact Lisa Valle, Extension program coordinator, at (815) 732-2191 or

From the Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2012, issue