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Contact Us

Candice Hart
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
mille116@illinois.edu

Beth Allhands
Program Coordinator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
vallhand@illinois.edu

Vasthi Schwarz
Program Coordinator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
vasthis@illinois.edu

Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners

Volunteer Reporting

Please click here to access Volunteer Reporting System.

Volunteer Hour Requirements

Master Gardener Interns (those who have completed their training) are asked to complete 60 hours of volunteer time in your home county on approved volunteer projects.  After the 60 hours are completed you are then considered an active Master Gardener. 


Active Master Gardeners are asked to complete a minimum of 30 hours of volunteer time in your home county on approved volunteer projects and maintain 10 hours of continuing education.

 

Volunteer opportunities vary by county.