Explore Local Programs
- Think Spring MG Continuing Ed Classes
Register by March 8, 2018
Online Forms and Surveys
- DuPage County Master Gardener Help Desk Request
- DuPage County Master Gardener Speakers Bureau Program Request
- Kane County Master Gardener Speakers Bureau Program Request
- Master Gardener Training Interest Form - DuPage
- Worms in the Classroom Program Request - DuPage County
- Worms in the Classroom Program Request - Kane County
Read the Latest News
- Down the Garden Path Blog
- Over the Fence Blog
Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.
- DuPage County Master Gardener Volunteers Log More Than 9,400 Hours of Service in 2017
- U of I Extension Honors Kendall County Master Gardeners
- U of I Extension Honors Kane Master Gardeners
- DuPage County Master Gardeners Earn State Honors for Serving the Community
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
535 South Randall Road
St. Charles, IL 60174-1591
The Master Gardener Help Desks operate during the growing season (March-Oct) in each county. Click on your county at the right to learn more or call your local office. ---->
DuPage County at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kane County at email@example.com
Kendall County at firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Contact Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture at email@example.com
Green Side Up Podcast
Green Side Up is a weekly radio gardening program produced by WDCB (College of DuPage) and University of Illinois Extension.
Living with Wildlife in Illinois
This website provides residents of Illinois with information about how to coexist with Illinois wildlife.
A helpful monthly guide to know what to do in your garden.
Fresh From the World...Where Your Food Comes From
This site looks at 15 different popular foods and explores their histories and origins to help kids understand that their food comes from all over the world. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
Plantas para Interiores
Descubra la planta de interiores ideal para su casa.
Let's Talk about Insects
Join C.P. to learn the benefits of insects, their basic anatomy, and what makes an insect an insect. You can even create a new insect! (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
Adventures of Herman
Squirmin' Herman the Worm teaches students all about worms and how to make their own worm bin in this interactive curriculum. (Intended for 1st-3rd grade students)
Hablemos de Insectos
Únete a C.P. para que aprendas los beneficios, anatomía y muchas cosas más acerca de los insectos. ¡También puedes crear tu propio insecto!
Las Aventuras de Herman
Herman el Gusano Escurridizo enseña a los estudiantes todo acerca de los gusanos y como hacer su propio criadero de gusanos.
Local Resources and Information
- Visit State Horticulture Website
University of Illinois Extension state horticulture website, including links to various topics of interest