University of Illinois Extension
8 - 2

Starting Out

As with all projects, preparation and planning are key. After the Master Gardeners weeded the plot, Leonard tilled it to loosen the soil.

9 - 2

Layout

Before installation, it is always good to set the plants out to get a feel for their position and the overall layout

8 - 2

Planting!

Once you are happy with the design, it is time to plant

2 - 1

Designing the Monarchy Plot

Master Gardener Intern, Diane Hooper, sketched out an intial design and made a list of the characteristics of the plants (height, size, bloom time, etc) to give her a starting point for organizing and planning the garden

← Back to 100 Years

Table of Contents