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Vermilion County Master Gardeners Create A Discovery Garden

Posted by Monica David -

The Discovery garden is a partnership between Master Gardeners, the city of Danville and many other community organizations to create a garden on the site where Douglas School was demolished. The presence of poor soil resulted in the construction of berms and raised beds. The site has limited water and so drought hardy plants were chosen. Donations and grant money came in slowly but the group h...

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Youth at the Eng Farm learn about ladybugs.
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DeKalb County Master Gardeners Teach Others to Garden at the Sycamore History Museum

Posted by Monica David -

The five acre Engh farm is owned by the city of Sycamore in DeKalb County Illinois and was a working farm until 8 years ago. This project is a collaboration between the museum board, the city, Master Gardeners and other volunteers. Multiple donations make this project work- including a local farmer who moved stones in, donation of a greenhouse from the old hospital and donation of a tractor fro...

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