University of Illinois Extension

Macon County Master Gardeners

What does the program involve?

Master Gardener Trainees attend an 11-week training to become a Master Gardener Intern.

After training they complete a 60-hour internship to be a Master Gardener.

Active Master Gardeners are requested to contribute 30 hours of volunteer service to their local communities on approved projects.

Master Gardener Training Application

Master Gardeners serving the community through garden education projects at

Decatur Public Library Gardens                        
Heritage Garden at Rock Springs                       
Millikin Homestead Garden
Argenta Post Office Garden
St. Mary's Daycare Garden

You're sure make some new gardening friends while you are giving back to your community by volunteering.