GRO Big Red Virtual Learning

The Virtual Learning Series will take place now through October, covering Vegetable Gardening Beyond Basics. Details in dates and times are below.  

Vegetable Gardening Beyond Basics

Starts on Monday, June 28! All sessions start at 12:10 pm CT. Join us by registering for one or all of the sessions at

  • Aug 9, 12:10 PM | Fall Gardening with John Porter
  • Aug 23, 12:10 PM | The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Pest Control - Part II with Kyle Broderick
  • Sept 13, 12:10 PM | Season Extension with Katie King and John Porter
  • Sept 27, 12:10 PM | Thinking Ahead: Uncommon Vegetables + Culturally Significant Crops with Kathleen Cue
  • Oct 11, 12:10 PM | Backyard Garden to Market Garden with Katie King

Recordings of Past Presentations

Available below and on the GRO Big Red Virtual Learning Series YouTube channel.

Food Preservation

Garden Management


Insect Pests

  • Aphids, Scale and Sooty Mold, August 3, 2021
  • Bagworms, June 22, 2021
  • Itchy, Biting Outdoor Bugs, July 13, 2021
  • Japanese Beetles, June 22, 2021
  • Hornworms, Stink Bugs, Earworms and More, July 6, 2021
  • Tent Caterpillars & Fall Webworm, August 3, 2021
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Pest Control - Part I, July 26, 2021




Turf and Lawn Care

  • Insect Pests in Turf, July 13, 2021
  • Turf Diseases, July 13, 2021

Vegetable Gardening

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