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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

Garden Planning Workshop to Be Offered in Taylorville

University of Illinois Extension will hold a workshop on garden planning Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at University of Illinois Extension Christian County office, 1120 N. Webster, Taylorville.  The program is FREE, including educational materials.

Participants will learn to create healthy food and ornamental gardens.  University of Illinois Extension, Horticulture Educator, Andrew Holsinger, will introduce the concepts of planning and organizing your future garden site.  We will lay out elements that are essential to gardening such as:  efficient irrigation, composting systems, integrated pest management, selecting your vegetables and many more basic skills and techniques.

For more information and to register by October 11: call 217-287-7246; or register at

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,