March 21, 2014 (5:00 AM - 10:00 PM )
$60 per person covers transportation,
snacks, & admission. (Master Gardener's pay just $40.)Explore the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier (tickets included). The show’s 20-plus gardens & venue will feature
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"Like" our page for a chance to win an orange & white U of I umbrella just in time for April Showers! (It is HUGE! Great for golfing or the beach.) On April 15 we will draw a winner, so LIKE us today for a chance to win!
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Jersey County Extension office will be moving right down the street! Our new address will be 201 W. Exchange. The move will take place some time in March.
Putting a few extra acres to work can bring in additional income, provide an opportunity to experiment with a new enterprise, or develop and interest or hobby for its educational or entertainment value.
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Four Seasons Gardening Series
The Basics of Growing Herbs
- April 8 @ 1:30 PM OR APRIL 10 @ 6:30 PM
Pest Control Strategies in the Garden
- April 22 @ 1:30 PM OR April 24 @ 6:30 PM
- May 6 @ 1:30 PM OR May 8 @ 6:30 PM
Registration: Each session is $5
4-H Health Jam - 2 Day Kick Of February 19 & 20
4-H Health Jam is a nine-week program that kicks off with a 2-day event which immerses youth in creative exercise activities, experiential study of body systems, & an exploration of health professions. This is followed by 8 weekly classroom sessions.
Great news! Information is now finalized for the 2014 4-H Day with the Cardinals, and the ticket order form is now available! They will be playing Saturday, May 17, 2014. The Cardinals will be playing the Atlanta Braves in a 1:15pm game at Busch Stadium.
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Extension To Host Public Meetings
Unit 18 seeks public input for development of new educational programs. Contact your local Extension office if you wish to participate.
* January 29- Montgomery
* February 13- Macoupin
* February 27- Christian
* March 10 - Jersey