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Program Coordinator, Master Gardeners
University of Illinois Extension
535 South Randall Road
St. Charles, IL 60174-1591
Master Gardeners – Kendall County
Master Gardener Plant Sale May 20, 2017
U of I Extension Master Gardeners of Kendall County announce their annual plant sale.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9 am - 2 pm
U of I Extension office
7775 B IL Route 47
Tons of vegetable, herbs, perennials & natives for sale
Master Gardeners have been busy growing 10 different kinds of tomatoes, 8 kinds of pepper and other vegetables. There will also be perennials of all shapes and sizes grown and divided from the Master Gardener's own gardens. You never know what you'll find!
The Extension office is located on Route 47, one mile south of Route 71. Look for the flagpole on the west side of the road.
The sale runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will include native, perennial, herb and vegetable plants.
Stay for Free Presentations by Master Gardeners
During the morning hours, Master Gardeners will provide free presentations and demonstrations on popular home gardening topics:
- 10:00 am Propagating Succulents Pat Hambly will share how to care for cacti and succulents and demonstrate proper propagating techniques. She will also discuss conainter ideas and techniques for displaying these plants.
- 10:30 am What to Do with All that Zucchini Stop sneaking over to your neighbors in the middle of the night and leaving zucchini on their doorstep. Nann Armstrong will share zucchini recipes and storage options so you can share breads and muffins instead.
- 11:00 am Herb Container Gardening Make gardening more convenient by putting your herb garden right outside your kitchen door. Gloria White will share tips for planting, pruning and care of containerized herb gardens.
The event will be at the University of Illinois Extension office, 7775B Illinois Route 47 in Yorkville, just one mile south of Route 71.
Rain date is Sunday, May 21, 2016 9 am - 2 pm.