Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

Extension to Host Free Gardening Webinars in February and March

The winter series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program has been announced and will focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening, and backyard food production.

The first session of the series is titled How to Kill Your Tree: A Guide of What NOT to do and is offered twice – on February 23 at 1:30 p.m. and again on February 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Other topics in the winter series include Unique Terrariums for Indoor Spaces set for March 8 and 10, and Naughty, Nasty, and Simply Annoying Plants set for March 22 and 24.

There is no fee to attend or register, however attendees must register in advance.  Each session is about an hour long and will provide an opportunity to ask questions with the presenter. 

To watch from their personal computer, participants will pre-register at Recorded videos of these sessions can be viewed following the program by visiting

The Tuesday programs will also be available for in-person viewing at U of I Extension Jerseyville office, however to attend these sessions participants must register in advance at or by calling 618-498-2913.

For more information about these sessions or U of I Extension Master Gardener program, contact Andrew Holsinger by calling 217-532-3941, or emailing

 University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,