Contact Us

Jennifer Fishburn
Extension Educator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
fishburn@illinois.edu

Sandy Duncheon
Office Support Assistant
University of Illinois Extension
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
duncheon@illinois.edu

Amy Hyde
Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
980 N. Postville Dr.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-732-8289
FAX: 217-735-5837
amyhyde@illinois.edu

Sangamon and Menard County Master Gardeners

Sangamon and Menard County Master Gardeners

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Idea Garden

The Idea Garden is located in the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield

The demonstration garden is comprised of four garden areas. University of Illinois Extension Sangamon and Menard county Master Gardener volunteers maintain the garden and educate the public about the plant material and aspects of each of the gardens.

The gardens can be viewed from sunrise to sunset.

Idea Garden

This garden educates the public on various aspects of annual plant growth, maintenance and preservation through educational events such as Illinois State Fair and Idea garden educational events.