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Lake County Master Gardeners Create a Sustainable Education Edible Display Garden- S.E.E.D.

Posted by Monica David -

The Lake County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden Committee created a plan to install a Sustainable, Edible Educational Display Garden (S.E.E.D. Garden) to dispel the myth that a person needs a vegetable garden to grow vegetables. Their plan was to incorporate some vegetable plants amongst annuals and perennials to emulate a foundation planting or a garden border with the hope that gardeners...

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Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium

Posted by Monica David -

The first southern Illinois Indigenous Plant Symposium will be hosted by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners, SIU Carbondale- Department of Plant Biology, and Illinois Native Plant Society at the John A. Logan College Center for Business and Industry (Carterville, IL) on Saturday March 16, 2013. The goal of the symposium is to promote awareness of native plants, their use...

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