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University of Illinois Extension
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Winnebago County Master Gardeners
Winnebago County Master Gardener Helpline Hours
The 2017 Winnebago County Master Gardener Helpline is available to answer all your gardening questions! You may stop in to talk with them or reach them at 815-986-4357 at the following dates and times:
April - September: Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
October - March: On Call - Call 815-986-4357 to leave a message with the office and a Master Gardener will call you back.
If you have any plant samples to have looked at, please bring into the office in a ziplock bag.
If you have any insect samples to have identified, please bring them into the office in a clear container, or a ziplock bag if a container is not possible. University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners do not identify bed bugs or lice, please do not bring them into our office.
The Extension Office is located at 1040 North Second Street, Rockford, IL 61107.
Please note: The office is located on a frontage road; you cannot access our parking lot directly from N. 2nd Street. Enter at Ethel Avenue (near Nicholas Conservatory), drive towards river and follow road south to the parking lot at the end by the red brick building.