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Plant Diseases in the Home Landscape

March 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join the Woodridge Park District’s Active Adult Garden Club for the free presentation, Plant Diseases in the Home Landscape. Registration is not required.

Topics include:

  • Understanding what a normal plant looks like compared to one you believe is diseased (abnormal)
  • Being able to tell the difference between insect and disease damage
  • The factors that promote (or do not) a plant disease
  • Breaking down the disease triangle
  • Of all the possible known causes of plant diseases, which are most common

About the speaker, Richard Hentschel:

Richard Hentschel graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in ornamental horticulture (1974) and a master’s degree in horticulture (1996) focusing on Plant Pathology and Plant Physiology. Richard currently serves DuPage, Kane and Kendall counties as a Horticulture Educator. Hentschel now oversees the Master Gardener Training Program in his Unit as well as web-based programming for the homeowner.
No registration required.



March 3, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Fred C. Hohnke Community Center
2600 Center Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
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