All posts tagged "fun facts"
13 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas Trees
Which president first put a Christmas tree in the White House? Find the answer here.
Does Mistletoe Grow in Illinois, and Why Do We Kiss Underneath It?
When there's mistletoe around, watch where you step! Chris Enroth, a horticulture educator at University of Illinois Extension,...
10 Fun Facts About Poinsettias
Poinsettias are known for their bright red color, but did you know these other interesting flower facts?
Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall
How do they do that? How do leaves that have been green all summer transform to red, yellow,...
Farm Focus: Honey
Learn interesting facts about bees and why they're an important aspect of agriculture.
Farm Focus: Peaches
Learn interesting facts about peaches and the different types grown in Illinois.
Farm Facts About Strawberries
Learn interesting statistics and facts about strawberries.
Farm Focus: Nursery Sector
Illinois' nursery sector contributes significantly to their economy.
Farm Focus: Turkey
Did you know Illinois farmers produce close to 3 million turkeys per year? Learn more facts about turkey....
Farm Focus: Field Corn
Learn fun facts about Illinois' top agricultural commodity – field corn.