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University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties

Main Office (Stephenson County)
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
Email: uie-jsw@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Jo Daviess County)
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815-858-2273
FAX: 815-858-2274

SNAP Ed Office
650 North Main St
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 779-423-0982

Branch Office (Winnebago County)
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

JoDaviess County Master Gardeners

JoDaviess County Master Gardeners

If you enjoy gardening and like to learn to share your gardening knowledge, the Master Gardener program may be for you. All you need is an interest in gardening, an open mind, and a willingness to share your knowledge with others. The task to the Master Gardeners is to share unbiased, reliable, research-based information with home landscapers and gardeners. Another important function is to encourage young people to enjoy the pleasures of flower and vegetable growing.

There will be Master Gardener Training in Jo Daviess County beginning in August, 2015.  Call 815-858-2273 for details or to request an application.

Telephone Helpline

The University of Illinois Extension Jo Daviess County Master Gardeners are ready to help you with your home horticulture and gardening questions.  Master Gardeners will be in the office on Wednesdays from 10:00 - Noon from May through September. Master gardeners provide timely, research based answers to homeowner's questions.

The Jo Daviess office is located at 204 S. Vine, P. O. Box 600, in Elizabeth and the phone number is 815-858-2273.