If you've got areas of your yard that look a little sparse, now is the time to get grass seed planted to get your yard looking good for the summer.
Candace Miller with the University of Illinois Extension Office indicates with the rainy spring season upon us, getting that seed planted now is idea.
The mild winter and spring so far has put some things ahead of schedule. Miller says you can start getting some weed control chemicals down.
Miller says it's not too early to get some cool season plants out. She points to some flowers and even vegetables like leafy greens and cauliflowers and such.
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