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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Macon County
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Email: uie-dmp@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

DeWitt County
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Piatt County
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

University of Illinois Extension’s Hands-on Horticulture Series continues in September with Fall Bulbs – A Head Start for a Beautiful Spring in Macon County

Extension Horticulture Educator Candice Hart continues her how-to gardening series Hands-on Horticulture with Hart on September 26 with Fall Bulbs. Fall is the time to be thinking about spring blooming bulbs! Learn how to plant, divide, store and identify various spring flowering bulbs, tubers and corms. Each participant will go home with a container garden layered with bulbs ready to pop up next spring.


This program will meet at the Macon County Extension Office located at 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. in Decatur from 6-7:30pm. Cost is $25 per personAdvance registration is required by September 21 by visiting go.illinois.edu/dmp or calling 217.877.6042. Please contact Candice at 217.935.5764 or mille116@illinois.edu for more information.
Upcoming topics in the Hands-on Horticulture with Hart series are Utilizing Dried Flowers from the Garden in October and Kokedama String Gardens in November.


University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois' 102 counties and beyond. Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.


University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please call 217.877.6042.

Local Contact: Beth Allhands, Program Coordinator, Horticulture, vallhand@illinois.edu