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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop….The Master Gardener Plant Sale

Macon County Master Gardeners have hosted a community plant sale for over 15 years.  Starting as a plant exchange among Master Gardeners, the sale has grown to encompass two buildings of annuals, perennials, vegetable plants and herbs.  Thanks to generous donations. the shared perennials are a humungous hit at the sale each year offering gardeners the opportunity to share perennials ... Read More

2014 Garden Walk

The Macon County Master Gardeners are hosting their 2014 Garden Walk on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 2:00-6:00pm in Decatur, IL.  Join them for a self-guided tour of 6 beautiful Decatur area gardens.  Watch their WAND TV interview for more details about the event. ... Read More

Heirloom Gardens, A True Gem

Keeping a 1100 foot garden up and going at the Rock Springs Nature Center is the task and enjoyment of the University of Illinois Macon County Master Gardener Program.  Over 20 volunteers will help to make the garden successful this year.  Take a look at the wonderful article written by Emily Steele of the Herald & Review.   ... Read More

A Thumbs Up for Macon County Master Gardeners!

The Herald & Review gave a thumbs up to all of the hard work that the Macon County Master Gardener Program is doing at the Homestead Heirloom Garden at Rock Springs.  Kudos to them!  Check out the link below for the details.       ... Read More