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McHenry Master Gardeners Teach the Basics of Growing Vegetables at Community Gardens

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The Community/Pantry Gardens of McHenry County revolve around two main sites (Harvard and Woodstock) and also include smaller sites in various parts of the county. The primary goal of these gardens are to provide fresh produce for our local food pantries, by partnering with other groups and organizations within the county. Past partners are: Harvard Lions Club, City of Harvard, Harvard HS FFA,...

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Junior Master Gardeners in Macoupin County Learn about Gardening

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The Junior Master Gardener program in Macoupin County targeted 4-6 grade students in an after-school setting from 3:00-5:00 p.m. for 6 weeks in the spring and 6 weeks in the fall. In Fall 2013 Master Gardeners worked with elementary teacher Suzanne Humphreys to establish a berm for perennials and bulbs. Four chapters of the Jr. Master Gardener manual were used as a basis for teaching the basics of...

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