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Over the Fence

Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

New Edition of Forest Trees of Illinois Available

Posted by Sarah Navrotski -

This looks like a great new reference for any gardener. I will order one for the Master Gardener Help Line! "Since 1927, Forest Trees of Illinois has been the definitive field guide for native and introduced trees of the Prairie State and the 2009 10the edition is available for just $10 from the University of Illinois. "This is a book every Illinoisan should have in t...

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Congratulations to Our Award Winners!

Posted by Sarah Navrotski -

I am please to announce the Master Gardener state award winners from DuPage County! Loraine Miranda and June Vandervest were selected as winners of a State Outstanding Master Gardener Award. Nominees for this award must have completed at least 120 hours of Master Gardener service beyond the required 60 hour internship (180 total!). All hours were completed before the end of 2008....

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