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Judith Hodge
Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension
205 Cadillac Court
Unit 3
Belvidere, IL 61008-1733
Phone: 815-544-3710
FAX: 815-544-4606
hodg@illinois.edu

Boone County Master Gardeners

Boone County Master Gardeners

Master Gardener Projects in Boone County

  • Pollinator Family Event 2017 PDF
    Join University of Illinois Extension Boone County Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists for an evening of fun and learning as we engage in educational activities geared to teach you about some of the amazing pollinators in our area. There will hands on activities, a scavenger hunt and educational information about native plants and pollinators. This is a free family event held on June 22 from 5-7pm at the Boone County Conservation District Caster's Pavilion.

  • Saturday Talks in the Garden PDF
    Join Master Gardeners in their newly planted Native Garden for the Home Landscape to learn about native plants and how they attract pollinators.

  • Seed Saving Program PDF
    Seed Saving is the practice of saving seeds from vegetables, grain, herbs, and flowers for use from year to year in your garden. Join Boone County Master Gardeners for this informative program and learn how to save your vegetable seeds.

  • Seed Starting & Seed Swap PDF

  • To Bee or Not to Bee PDF
    Learn about the bees in our area and why they are important to save.