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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

Speakers Bureau

         
               
               Photo courtesy the Herald & Review

Every year, Macon County Master Gardeners volunteers speak to garden clubs, schools, businesses, churches, neighborhoods and civic organizations on a variety of topics from container gardening to invasive species. The Speakers Bureau is wonderful resource that provides quality horticultural information to Central Illinois at no or low cost.

Our Master Gardeners are happy to present the following topics to community groups in the area. We can also tailor a presentation and topic specifically for your organization.

To book a Master Gardener presenter, fill out a Speaker Request form online or download a copy of the Speaker Request form to email or print. Email the downloaded form to Brittani Garner at bagarner@illinois.edu or print out the form and mail it to the Macon County Extension Office at 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd., Decatur, IL 62521. For more information, call 217.877.6042.

For instructions on using the digital request form, click here.